use 59-point second half to take home victory
Guy scores career-high 37 on senior day
Ohio Behind a career-high 37 points from senior David
Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb City), the Wilmington College Quakers
defeated the Pioneers of Marietta College in a 97-92 shoot-out
in Fred Raizk Arena.
The Quakers trailed 46-38 at halftime, and by as many as 17
in the second half before the Green and White fought their
way back to win the game against the feisty Pioneers.
Quakers started out strong, jumping out to a 5-0 lead 30-seconds
into the game before the visitors fought back, taking an 8-7
lead with 15:29 to play in the half. The lead changed hands
three times before Marietta used a 9-2 run to take a six-point
lead that they would not give up until the waning moments
of the game.
first-half lead grew to as many as 11 in the half before the
Quakers closed to within eight at halftime.
the second half the Pioener lead grew to as many as 17 with
14:49 to play before the Quakers started chipping away at
the lead, closing to within single digits with 9:42 to play,
before trailing by six with 3:49 left in the contest. The
hosts then went on a 7-0 run, taking a one-point lead with
1:07 to play in the game on a Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy)
visitors answered with a lay-in by Matt Hines before the Quakers
scored the last six points of the game, getting the go-ahead
points from a Guy three-point basket, as the senior scored
21 of his game-high 37 points in the second half.
The Green and White hit three-of-four free throws down the
stretch to bring home the five-point win.
led four Quakers in double figures, hitting 13-of-27 from
the field and 8-of-11 from three-point range, while Short
scored 16, Fred Harrison (Cleveland/East) scored a career-high
13 and Josh Rohrbacher (Columbus/Beechcroft) tied his season
high with a dozen.
Stirling (Brooklyn, NY/LaSalle Academy) pulled down a game-high
11 rebounds, as the Quakers out-rebounded the Pioneers 49-38
in the contest while Rohrbacher dished out a game-high six
Marietta was led by Chad Sponseller, who scored 14 points,
while Craig Stewart scored 13 and Matt Hines chipped in 10.
the win, the Quakers improve to 10-15 overall and 6-12 in
the Ohio Athletic Conference, a high-water mark in program
history for OAC wins. Marietta ends their year at 3-22 overall
and 1-17 in the Ohio Athletic Conference.
team's 10 wins is the first time since 1999-00 that the team
has had double figure wins, and just the fourth time in the
past 16 years. The 10 wins also marks a nine-game improvement
in the win column from their 1-25 season a year ago.
Quakers take the court on Wednesday, as the team travels to
University Heights, Ohio to take on the 13th ranked (D3hoops.com)
Blue Streaks of John Carroll University in the first game
of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament with tip-off set
for 7:30 p.m.