By Medicine Hat News on February 3, 2020.
Kieron Burgess posted a triple-double on Saturday night at Red Deer College, but even that wasn’t enough to keep the Medicine Hat Rattlers in the running for the playoffs.
The Rattlers guard recorded 22 points with 10 steals and 15 rebounds – 10 of which came off the defensive glass – while going 3-for-8 from outside the arc, but his Rattlers came up short for the eighth time in a row with an 86-66 loss to the Kings.
David Kent-Canalejo followed up Burgess’s efforts with 15 points.
Ramiro Martinez Quintanill Jiminez and Tyronn King both put up 22 points for the Kings in the victory, while Anthony Harper added six points, nine assists and 10 rebounds.
Medicine Hat slipped to 2-14 with the loss. Red Deer climbed to fourth in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division standing with an 8-7 record.
Morgan Muir and Katelyn Rozdeba led the Rattlers women’s basketball team to a 61-52 victory over the Queens on Saturday at Red Deer College.
Muir recorded a game-high 15 points while Rozdeba added a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards to push Medicine Hat into a tie for third in the ACAC South with a 9-7 record.
Harneet Sidhu led the Queens with 13 points, while Sandra Garcia-Bernal had 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss – dropping Red Deer to 7-8.
Medicine Hat College’s basketball teams will be on the road Friday to face the Broncos in Olds.