unable to overcome early deficit in 66-57 loss
Guy leads team with 19 points
(WC Press Release) Wilmington, Oh (February 4, 2004) -- The Wilmington
College Quakers trailed by 21 at 25-4 with 6:57 to play in the first
half. The Quakers then fought their way back and ended the game
trailing by nine at 66-57.
Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City) scored a game-high 19 points while
Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) scored 13. The Quakers struggled
early to find the bottom of the net, as they got their fir
points of the game with 13:15 to play after Capital opened the game
with a 10-0 run. The Crusader lead grew to as many as 21 at 25-4
with 6:57 left in the first half before the Green and White started
chipping away at the deficit. The Quakers used a 13-2 run to cut
the Capital lead to nine with 2:52 before Capital used a late run
to take a 13-point, 36-23 lead into the locker room.
the second half, the Crusaders got on the board first with a layup
25-seconds into play before the Quakers cut the lead to nine with
an 8-2 run. The hosts would get as close as five with 33-seconds
to play, but the Crusaders hit 4-of-4 free throws down the stretch
to seal the nine-point win.
Guy led the Quakers with 19 points while Short scored 13. Stephen
Gee (West Milton/Milton-Union) put up seven points while Luke Wolfinbarger
(Franklin/Franklin) and B.J. Gordon (Toledo/Scott) each scored six
for the hosts. Guy pulled down a team-high seven rebounds while
Short and Josh Rohrbacher (Columbus/Beechcroft) each dished out
Capital was led by Adam Stolly who scored 18 points while Tyler
Alexander scored 17 and Chuck Bihn put in 12. Bihn pulled down 11
rebounds as Alexander grabbed 10 to complete a pair of double-doubles.
David Johnson pilfered five steals for the visitors, as they forced
22 turnovers, 15 in the first half.
the loss the Quakers fall to 1-19 on the season and 1-12 in the
OAC while Capital improves to 15-5 overall and 9-4 in conference
next game for the Green and White is on Saturday, February 7 when
the team travels north to University Heights, Ohio to face off against
the Blue Streaks of John Carroll University with tip-off set for