Blue Jays Outscore Kohawks 

12/10/2012 
Athletic News - Basketball(M) 

The Westminster College Blue Jays overtook the Coe College Kohawks 74-58, leading by 19 at one point in the game Monday night. The Blue Jays are now 7-2 in their season.

The Kohawks put the first numbers on the board, bringing the game to 0-5 after 2 minutes of place.  The Blue Jays slowly came into the game, but a jumper by Robbie Burroughs from Todd Stolte with 14:21 left in the half started a 15-0 run that ended just 3 minutes later. A jumper by Skylar Tolson with 4:56 left in the half gave the Blue Jays a 17 point lead. The Blue Jays headed into halftime up 36-25.

The Blue Jays kept the same pace as the first half, keeping a stead 12 point lead. With 6:04 remaining in the game, the Kohawks came within 8 points.  Verdis Lee answered back with a jump shot and the Blue Jays grabbed a 19 point lead with 2:17 remaining.  The Kohawks stopped us from scoring again, but the Blue Jays won 74-58.

The Blue Jays shot 53.4% from the field, and 41.2% from beyond the ark. Lee scored a game high 24 points, putting up 16 in the second half.  Joe James chipped in 14 points and had 3 steals.  Joe Prophet dished 4 assists, and Burroughs took down 7 defensive rebounds.

The Blue Jays will enjoy the next two weeks off, and head back into play December 27th when they host Cornell College at 3:00 p.m.