Signals AZ

Prescott Eagles Fall in Cactus Classic Opener

Article audio is made possible by CAST11 Prescott Podcast Network. A Talking Glass Media production.

The Prescott ERAU men’s basketball team hit the court for the first time in a month, and got off to a great start, grabbing an 18-13 lead through the first 12:30 against Montana State – Northern. After scoring its 18th point, the Eagles only scored four more before the half, and could not battle back despite a valiant effort in the final 20 minutes.

By Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Athletics

It was a tough night from the field for ERAU, making just 15 field goals and going 2-15 from three. During the cold stretch to end the first half, the Eagles made just two field goals, and were outscored 24-4.

Chase Verdugo had an efficient night from the field, making 50% of his shots and tying for the team lead in points. Chase Verdugo contributed defensively as well, grabbing three rebounds and accounting for a pair of steals.

Christmas Togiai Jr. had an identical shooting night from the floor, going 3-6 from the floor and knocking down a shot from behind the arc. Togiai Jr. also grabbed four rebounds and had a steal.

The Eagles play its second game of the Cactus Classic on Sunday afternoon against the University of Providence (Mont.). Tipoff from Chandler-Gilbert Community College is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Read more stories in Sports on Signals A

YouTube player

Is your brand everywhere?

From the region’s #1 good news website SignalsA, the Quad Cities smart and beautiful magazine, TG Magazine, to Cast11 Podcast, and the region’s most prominent digital billboards, Talking Glass Media will get your business noticed! For more information visit www.TalkingGlass.Media, call 928-642-3552, or email

Talking Glass Media Prescott Valley Advertising

If you like this story, consider subscribing to Signals Updates, Entertainment Events & News!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.