DONALDSON, IN – The Ancilla College men’s basketball team, ranked 13th in national NJCAA polls, defeated Glen Oaks Community College, 95-74, bringing their record to 15-3 overall and 5-2 in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Conference.
Gary Bonds led the charge for Ancilla with 23 points. DK Fox dominated the defensive boards and turned in a personal record performance with a double-double, scoring 19 points and pulling down 21 rebounds.
There were many contributions and the team turned up the heat in the second half. Adding to Ancilla’s score for the night was Thomas Cole with 15 points and Dylan Phair with 11. Dakwon Brooks also added 7 assists.
“I was really impressed with our effort tonight,” said Aaron Butcher, head coach. “We got solid contributions in a lot of areas from several guys to help us claim the win.”
The team will be on the road on Friday, January 27th, at Lake Michigan College at 7:30 pm.
The Lady Chargers also scored an impressive win
The Ancilla women’s basketball team captured their fourth consecutive win on Wednesday night, over the Glen Oaks Community College women’s squad. The 65-33 win brought the Chargers record to 12-6 overall and 5-2 in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Conference.
The Chargers had a rough beginning but found their footing later in the game. “Once again our defense held us together,” commented head coach Tom Robbins.
“We struggled shooting the ball, especially in the first quarter, but our defense was able to force 29 turnovers for the game which led to easy conversions,” Robbins said.
Ancilla was led in scoring by Donshelle Daniels who pulled a double-double for the night with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Sophomore Alexsis Miller scored 15 points, and Quaynika Merriweather put up 11. On the rebound side, Donshae Daniels, Karson Williams, and Kristen Duff each pulled down eight rebounds each.
The Chargers will travel to Lake Michigan College on Friday, January 27th, to continue their conference play. Game time is set for 5:30p.m.