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The Cochise College Apaches kicked off the 2018-19 season this past weekend with two dominating wins, both in Cochise Stronghold.

DOUGLAS — Basketball season begins this weekend for the Cochise College Apaches, whose goal is to return for what would be their fifth consecutive appearance in the NJCAA Region 1 championship game next March.

Apaches begin season with 2 wins

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Cochise College’s Chris Whitaker goes to the hoop to score two of his 20 points in the first half of the Apaches season opener Friday at Cochise Stronghold. Cochise won the game over Hillcrest Prep Post Grad 134-73.

The Cochise College Apaches kicked off the 2018-19 season this past weekend with two dominating wins, both in Cochise Stronghold.

On Friday the Apaches thumped Hillcrest Prep Post Grad 134-73 before coming back on Saturday to thump Taylor Made Prep Post Grad 141-48.

Cochise led start to finish in both games leading Hillcrest 66-28 at the half and Taylor Made 74-25 at the intermission.

The Apaches had seven players score in double figures Friday night. Sophomore Mahki Morris led all scorers with a game high 26 points. Jamure Gregg recorded a double, double scoring 20 points while pulling down 10 rebounds. Chris Whitaker followed with 20 points. Naje Smith came off the bench to score 14 points, and Milan Szabo, Darnell Robateau and Justus Rainwater each scored 11.

Cochise had the same seven players score again in double figures. Whitaker led the Apaches in scoring this game with 25 points and nine rebounds. Smith again came off the bench and followed with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Morris and Robateau each had 16 points. Gregg scored 15 points and had 11 rebounds, Rainwater 15 points and nine rebounds and Szabo closed out with 13 points.

Cochise is back at home on Tuesday hosting Fastbreak Prep Post Grad in a 7 p.m. game.

On Saturday, Nov. 10, Cochise will host Loyalty College Prep Post Grad in a 4 p.m. game.

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