AREA COLLEGE ROUNDUP Wednesday's other games
Westminster 80, Saint Vincent 40
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Desiree Sterling became Westminster's all-time leading scorer as the Titans won their eighth straight game. Sterling (Newton Falls) scored 14 points, giving her 1,288 career points, surpassing Robin Thayer's mark of 1,287 set from 1998-2002. Emilee Ackerman led the Titans (16-4) with 19 points, while Saint Vincent (7-11) was led by Laura Klimchock with 13. Talley Felger (Springfield) had nine rebounds for the Titans.
Thomas More 70, Bethany 49
BETHANY, W. Va. -- Brooke Warner scored 15 points and in the process surpassed 1,000 for her career in Thomas More's win. Tangie Sellers added 14 points for the Saints (16-3, 6-1), who moved into a first-place tie with Westminster in the President's Athletic Conference. Jenna Kelsch and Kristen Humphrey added 11 and 10 points, respectively. Courtney Irwin scored 15 points to lead Bethany (6-14, 2-6), which trailed 35-27 at halftime. Irwin also had 13 rebounds for the Bison. Kaitlyn McCormick and Lisa Mitchell scored 10 points each.
Clarion 63, Slippery Rock 62
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- A 3-pointer by Amanda Nero (Lowellville) made the final closer, but it still wasn't enough for Slippery Rock in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West game. Nero had 12 points and two assists for The Rock (8-12, 2-4), which trailed 25-20 at halftime. Slippery Rock never trailed by more than seven points in the second half, but could never get the lead or tie the score, despite being within a basket of the lead 11 different times. Jessica Schake also scored 12 points and had seven rebounds for The Rock, while Nijha McNeely finished with 11 points. Clarion (7-13, 2-4) was led by Katrina Greer with 18 points, Jessica Albanese with 15 points, and My'Kea Cohill (a transfer from Youngstown State), with 12 points and seven rebounds.
John Carroll 63, Mount Union 56
ALLIANCE -- The Purple Raiders shot just 32.8 percent from the field (22-of-67) in an Ohio Athletic Conference loss. Alicia Williams had 23 points and 15 rebounds to lead Mount Union (10-10, 6-7) in both categories. The Purple Raiders were outscored 39-26 in the second half. Rachel Price led John Carroll (7-13, 4-9) with 20 points. Tracey Proskinski added 12 points and 11 rebounds, while Whitney Hamilton and Caitlin Sureck scored 10 points each.
Geneva 82, Notre Dame (Ohio) 71
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Bryan Hill scored 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting to lead Geneva in an American Mideast Conference North game. Hill was 6-of-12 on 3-pointers. Jermaine Ferguson added 19 points and added a game-high 11 rebounds for the Golden Tornadoes (11-12, 2-4), while Kyle McDermott finished with 17 points. Notre Dame (14-11, 6-1) was led by Karim McFarlane with 23 points. McFarlane was 11-of-13 from the field. Jerome Pierce added 19 points, while Kyle Miller and Todd Fannin finished with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Bethany 74, Thomas More 65
BETHANY, W. Va. -- James Wallace and Brody Jackson had 15 points apiece, and the Bison rallied with a hot-shooting second half. Marcus Adams added 10 points for Bethany (15-5, 7-1), which trailed 31-28 at halftime, then shot 54.2 percent (13-of-24) after the intermission and outscored the Saints, 46-34. Thomas More (2-18, 2-5) was led by Jeremy Abell with 17 points.
Westminster 94, Saint Vincent 86
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Nick Adams led a balanced attack with 24 points, and Greg Rosatelli added 21 for the Titans in a nonconference game. Craig Hannon (Union) added 16 points, while Dom Joseph (New Castle) scored 13 and Chauncey Whitlow (Warren Harding) finished with 12. Adams also had seven rebounds, while Rosatelli had seven assists. Saint Vincent (11-8) was led by Javille Brooks with 32 points and 15-of-21 shooting. Marc Duncan added 20 points and Jonny Hasson scored 15. Duncan also had nine rebounds.
Kenyon 73, Hiram 54
HIRAM -- Korey Haddox had game-highs of 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Kenyon in a North Coast Athletic Conference game. David Jolson added 13 points and Dave Knapke scored 12 for the Lords (8-12, 4-7), who led 32-22 at halftime. Michael McDevitt (Lisbon) scored 12 points and had seven rebounds to lead Hiram (6-14, 5-6) in both categories. Ian Pfouts added 11 points and Mike Staley had four assists for the Terriers.
Wooster 109, Allegheny 71
WOOSTER -- Nationally-ranked Wooster (18-2, 11-0) shot 60.9 percent from the field to win the NCAC game. James Cooper led the Scots with 31 points, while Tom Port added 15 and Brandon Johnson 14. Wooster, ranked No. 3 by d3hoops.com, was 42-of-69 from the field. Jimmy Savage had nine points for Allegheny (8-11, 4-7).
John Carroll 85, Mount Union 66
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS -- Mount Union fell behind and never led in an OAC game. Chris Switzer scored 19 points for the Purple Raiders (8-12, 3-10), while Sam King added 11 and Jay Mathis had 10. John Carroll (13-7, 9-4), which led 40-31 at halftime, was led by Terry Walsh's 26 points. Brandon Mimes added 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Clarion 70, Slippery Rock 57
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Glenn Reepmeyer scored 11 points and had nine rebounds, both team-highs, but got little help in a PSAC West game. The Rock (4-17, 1-5) had just 12 assists and 16 turnovers and shot 42 percent (24-of-57). Leon Kennedy had 18 points for Clarion (7-12, 2-4), which outscored The Rock 37-25 in the second half. Bobby Franklin added 16 points and Josh Yanke scored 11.
Vindicator staff reports