Warhawk basketball suffers fourth straight loss
It started out bad, then in the middle saw some good things, but then went back bad for the Jefferson Davis Community College Warhawk basketball team Monday night at home against the Alabama Southern Eagles as they suffered a 79-63. The loss for JDCC was their fourth straight loss as they fell to 3-11 overall and to 1-5 in conference play.
After being held scoreless for the first eight minutes of the game as ASCC built a 13-0 lead with 12:11 left in the first half, JDCC finally got on the board at the 12:00 mark to cut the lead to 13-2.
ASCC would build a 21-6 lead with 9:38 left in the half only to see the Warhawks use a 7-0 run to cut the lead to 21-13 with 7:21 left in the half.
JDCC would get as close as to 23-16 at the 6:35 mark, and trailed ASCC 39-29 before ASCC ended the half on a 5-0 run to hold a 44-29 lead at the half.
Down by 15 at the half, JDCC would use a 5-0 run late in the second half to cut the lead to 50-43 with 14:11 left in the game.
ASCC used a 6-0 run to take a 62-49 lead with 9:38 left in the game only to see JDCC cut the lead to 62-52 at the 9:26 mark.
From there, ASCC went on an 11-0 run to build a 73-52 lead with 4:10 left in the game.
ASCC went on to outscore JDCC 35-34 in the second half to claim the 16-point win.
ASCC’s Antonio Chapman torched the Warhawks by scoring 30 points in the win for the Eagles.
Keenan Williams led JDCC with 17 points while Jerry Aaron added 12. Fletcher Forte and Ty’Qwan Bonner both chipped in nine points each while Adrian Rich had six and Brandon Davis had five. Zollie Johnson chipped in three points while Darren Wilson had two.
Rich led with three offensive rebounds while Davis, Bonner and Forte all led with four on defense. Rich led with six total rebounds in the loss.
Williams led the Warhawks with six assists and three steals. Davis, Bonner and Aaron all finished with one block each.
ASCC finished with 11 offensive rebounds, 36 defensive and 47 overall while JDCC had eight on offense, 21 on defense and 29 overall.
ASCC shot 51.7 percent from the field while the Warhawks shot 39.1 percent. JDCC was 7-for-19 from the free throw line while ASCC was 9-for-17.
JDCC committed 19 turnovers in the loss to ASCC’s 21.
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