JDCC falls twice, now 3-10
By By Adam Robinson
A strong first half for the Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk basketball team turned into a poor second half Monday night at home as they suffered a 61-48 loss to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
The loss dropped the Warhawks to 3-10 overall and to 2-3 in conference play with their fourth straight loss and third straight in 2010.
JDCC led 35-27 at halftime but was held to only 13 points in the second half to the Saints 34 as they were outscored by 21 points to lose by 13 points.
The Warhawks used a 7-0 run in the first half to hold a 14-8 lead at the 11:30 mark in the first half and then built a 30-18 lead with 5:50 left to play.
With a 12-point lead, LBW then went on a 7-0 run to cut the lead to 30-25 with 2:41 left in the first half.
JDCC ended the run with a 3-pointer and held LBW to two points the rest of the half. The Warhawks added a basket with under a minute to go to hold an eight-point lead at the half.
In the second half, LBW used a 6-0 run to cut the lead to 37-33 and would later have a 12-0 run to take a 45-38 lead with 10:07 left to play. They ended the game on a 9-0 run while holding JDCC scoreless for the least 4:42 of the game to seal the win.
JDCC managed only 13 points in the second half with six coming on free throws.
The Warhawks were 12-of-17 from the free throw line in the loss while LBW was 5-for-8.
Logan Campbell led the Warhawks with 17 points and Kentrail Brown added 13 points in the loss.
Damien Jackson had nine points and Marquis Williams had eight points.
Corey Redfearn had one point for JDCC in the loss.
Faulkner State 76,
The Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk basketball team dropped to 3-9 overall and to 2-2 in conference play with a 76-54 loss to Faulkner State Saturday at home.
The loss was the third straight loss for the Warhawks.
JDCC trailed 40-30 after the first half and was outscored by 12 points in the second half, 36-24, to lose by 22.
Kentrail Brown led JDCC with 14 points and was one of four players in double figures for the Warhawks.
Logan Campbell, Jamey Goddin, and Damien Jackson had 10 points each.
Marquis Williams had eight points and Dennis Miller had two points.
Campbell led with two blocks and seven rebounds and Williams had seven assists.
Jackson had two steals in the loss for the Warhawks.
JDCC shot 39 percent from the field in the loss compared to Faulkner’s 52 percent and was 21 percent from 3-point range compared to 60 percent for the Sun Chiefs.
JDCC was 55 percent, 6-of-11, from the free throw line while Faulkner was 6-for-7 for 86 percent.
JDCC will be back in action Thursday in Monroeville, as they will take on the Alabama Southern Community College Eagles in a conference game.
Game time is 7 p.m.