Nov 15, 2010

Raider men are 3-0

Central Lakes College sophomore guards Marcus Ayala and Nash Faulk (left) scored 22 each as the Raiders improved to 3-0 with a 94-79 victory over the Western Tech of LaCrosse, Wis., Sat., Nov. 13 in the CLC Fall Classic. Ayala added six assists and seven steals to go with 9-of-14 shooting, including 3-of-4 from 3-point. Faulk was 4-of-7 from beyond the arc. He added six assists, two steals and three rebounds. Kendall Brown added 12 points and two steals and Kwamanie Johnson secured six boards as CLC outrebounded the Cavaliers, 39-28. The Raiders forced 27 turnovers and scored 30 points off those. On Fri., Nov. 12, Anthony Kelly posted nine points for the No. 5-ranked Raiders, in a 79-50 blowout of the Vermilion Ironmen. With CLC reserves scoring 31 points, the Raiders were led by a strong sophomore core of Ayala (seven points, three rebounds, three assists), Faulk (14 points, seven rebounds), and Nick Grewe (10 points, five rebounds, one block). Freshmen Kwamanie Johnson and Maurice Hernandez scored 10 and 8 respectively. Reliable John Hicks scored four and pulled in six rebounds. Next: Itasca at CLC, Tues., Nov. 16, 8 p.m.