The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


November 28, 2012

Local Roundup: DACC men wins sixth straight

DANVILLE —  The No. 4 ranked Danville Area Community College men’s basketball team was outmanned and struggled early in Tuesday’s game against the Olivet Nazarene junior varsity.

But the Jaguars took a 11-0 start in the second half to get the win 80-62 at Mary Miller Gym.

“We’re dealing with some sickness in our team right now and only played seven guys tonight,” DACC coach Mike Carpenter said. “This was a great team win after being down most of the first half. Our kids did a great job adjusting at halftime.”

Evan Blackmon had 19 points to lead the Jaguars, while Ronnie White had 17 points, eight rebounds and six blocks, Chris Whitehead had 15 points and eight assists and Mike Ryce had 13 points.

The Jaguars are 9-1 and will play Wabash Valley College on Monday.


Cornerstone 73

First Baptist 57

BLOOMINGTON — Jonathan Garver had a game-high 30 points but it was not enough as the Knights lost to Cornerstone Christian.

Michael Young had 10 points and John Martin had nine points for First Baptist, who are 1-1 and will stay on the road Friday against Deland-Weldon.


Armstrong-Potomac 52

ARMSTRONG — Wade Rogers has 12 of the Trojans 24 fourth-quarter points but it wasn’t enough to beat the Falcons.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley outscored Armstrong-Potomac 19-3 in the third quarter en route to a 16-point victory.

Shawn Johnson was the leading scorer for the Trojans (0-5) with 17 points, while Dentler Loschen had 16 and Rogers finished with 15.

Armstrong-Potomac will host Cissna Park on Saturday.

PBL 58

Hoopeston Area 42

HOOPESTON — Junior Mason Layden scored a game-high 20 points but the Cornjerkers came up short against the Panthers.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda had three players in double figures with Weston Weber leading the way with 18.

Joining Layden in double figures for the Cornjerkers was guard Daniel Lawson with 11.

Hoopeston Area will open Vermilion Valley Conference play on Friday at Schlarman Academy.


Covington 43

Faith Christian 38

COVINGTON, Ind. — Andi Taylor had 16 points as the Trojans got past Faith Christian.

Aliah Larsen and Kendra Wallace each had nine points for Covington, who was up 19-18 at halftime, while Olivia Kagels had five points and Avery Chezem had five assists and seven rebounds.

The Trojans are 3-2 overall and will go on the road Thursday to play North Montgomery.

Crawfordsville 64

Fountain Central 21

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Mustangs fell to 1-3 with the loss to the Athenians.

Fountain Central will play at Lafayette Central Catholic next Monday.

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