Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Alice Lloyd College Splits Games in Pittsburgh

Alice Lloyd College split games against Carlow and Point Park over the weekend.

Recaps by ALC:

Point Park 79 Alice Lloyd 75

In a game that was close until the final buzzer, the home standing Pioneers pulled out a four point victory.

In the first half, sparked by solid defense and 8 points from senior Trevor Combs, ALC controlled the pace. They quickly took the lead, which grew to 7 (17-10) on an Austin Crisp triple.

The home squad would not go down easy as they began to battle back. PPU would take their first lead on a Jerah’me Williams layup at 2:31, and they held a 30-27 at advantage by intermission.

In the second half, the Eagles would regain the lead at 37-36 on a nice Cody Stumbo lay-in at 16:35, and their lead would stretch to 4 at 42-38 just two minutes later when Braxton Blair connected on a jumper.

At this point, the momentum turned. Propelled by 6 points from forward TJ Lanier, the Pioneers went on a 14-4 run over the next three minutes to vault ahead 52-46. Lanier’s three point bucket gave his club their largest advantage of the contest at 72-61 with just 3:11 remaining.

Complete Recap

Alice Lloyd 80 Carlow 74

Senior Tyler Rogers tossed in 20 points to lead the Alice Lloyd Eagles to a come-from-behind victory over the Carlow Celtics.

In the first half, the home squad was ready to battle as they controlled the entire 20 minutes. ALC kept within striking distance, but trailed 34-28 at intermission.

In the second half, Rogers received help from his bench in the form of Trevor Tiller and Braxton Blair. The Eagles then hit enough foul shots to hang on for the nice road victory.

For ALC, (4-6; 1-1 KIAC) Rogers finished with 20 points on 8-15 field goals and 4-6 free throws. He added 4 rebounds and 4 blocks.

Blair sank 6-12 field goals and added a game high 5 assists and 5 rebounds. Tiller chipped in with 11 points and 5 rebounds.

Carlow (3-6; 0-4 KIAC), was led by forward Zach Taylor with 20 points.

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