Thursday, January 29, 2004

Hanover too much for Mount men


Area colleges

The Cincinnati Enquirer

Derrick Jones led Mount St. Joseph with 11 points, but the Lions couldn't overcome Hanover in a 56-44 loss Wednesday night.

Jones was the only Mount scorer in double figures as the Lions (7-11, 1-6 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) made just 16 of 53 field goal attempts.

Hanover (17-1) improved to 7-0 in the HCAC, led by Ryan Lanning's 17 points. Scott High graduate Ben Lye added 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds.

Women

Hanover 66, Mount St. Joseph 59

Tessa Bair scored 19 points and Angela Newkirk added 17 to lead Hanover (8-9, 3-4 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference). The Panthers held the Lions to 30 percent shooting (10-of-33) in the first half and led 27-24 at the break.

Nekeala Richardson totaled 16 points for the Mount (7-10, 3-4) but was 7-of-20 from the field.

Cincinnati State 63, Edison 51

Janice Bright scored 18 points to lift the Lady Surge (19-4) over Edison (14-5) in a matchup of Ohio Community College Athletic Conference unbeatens. Crystal Norman had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Cincinnati State, which improved to 7-0 in the conference.




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