Four Quakers reach double figure scoring in win
November 20, 2004
WILMINGTON – The
Wilmington College Quakers won their second consecutive game to
start the 2003-04 season, tying with the 1999-00 team for the best
start in the last quarter century for the Green and White.
Anderson jumped out to
an early lead in the game and led by as many as six with 10:34 to
play in the first half before the hosts opened a 12-2 run, taking a
six point lead two minutes later. The Quakers kept adding to their
lead, as Josh Rohrbacher (Columbus/Beechcroft) put a tip in with two
seconds left before halftime, giving the Quakers a 16-point lead
heading into the locker room.
Anderson came out
firing in the second half, using a 16-3 run over the first six
minutes of the second half, cutting the deficit to three before
tying the game at 55 five minutes later. The Ravens and Quakers were
tied at 59 with 11:04 to play in the game before the Quakers ran off
six straight points on back-to-back three-point baskets by freshman
Nick Berter (Cincinnati/Reading), giving the hosts a lead they would
not give up for the remainder of the contest. The second half lead
grew to as many as 13 before having it cut to 12 by the final
buzzer, giving the Quakers the 85-73 victory.
Eric Stirling (Bronx,
NY/LaSalle Academy) and Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Heatlhy) each
scored a team-high 17 points while Berter added a career-high 15
points in the win. Rohrbacher added 10 while Zach Broermann
(Brookville, IN/Franklin County) was just off of the double figure
pace with nine. Stirling, Rohrbacher and Berter each pulled down
four rebounds while Broermann dished out a game-high five assists.
Anderson was led by
J.D. Clampitt who scored a game-high 20 points while Andy Warren and
Ian Lafferty scored 14 and 11 points respectively. Cory Lyons pulled
down eight rebounds as the Ravens out-rebounded the Quakers 37-27 in
With the win the
Quakers improve to 2-0 on the season, doubling the amount of wins
the team had in 2003-04. Anderson falls to 0-2 overall.
The next game for the
Quakers is on Tuesay, November 23 when the team plays host to the
Grizzlies of Franklin College with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.