Chipola To Host Northwest For Homecoming, Feb 17

February 16, 2018

Michael Stone

MARIANNA—Both Chipola College basketball teams host Northwest, Saturday, Feb. 17, for Homecoming in the Milton Johnson Center. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

Chipola President Dr. Sarah Clemmons invites all alumni to a reception in the Ronnie Myers Hospitality Room beginning at 6 p.m. All former Homecoming queens and Mr. Chipola winners are invited to attend the games and be recognized. The 2018 Homecoming Court will be presented—and the new queen and Mr. Chipola crowned—during halftime of the men’s game.

A lucky fan will have the chance to shoot a half-court shot to win a flat screen TV from Badcock and More of Graceville.

The sixth-ranked Indians (17-7, 5-4) lost a close 87-78 battle with Tallahassee on Feb. 13. Chipola scored an 89-65 win over Gulf Coast on Feb. 7. TJ Howard led Chipola with 21 points. Shamarkus Kennedy had 18 points and 9 rebounds. Yuat Alok had 13 points and 6 rebounds. Brandon Mahan added 12.

The top two teams in the conference earn a spot in the State Tournament, March 7-10 in Ocala. The conference standings as of Feb. 14, are: Northwest 8-1, Chipola 5-4, Pensacola 5-4, Tallahassee 4-6,and Gulf Coast 1-8.

Chipola suffered a tough home loss to Pensacola 71-61 on Feb. 3. Howard led with 22 points. CJ Williamson had 10 points. The Indians suffered a close 85-79 loss to Northwest on Jan. 31.

The Indians beat Tallahassee 87-66 on Jan.23. Howard led Chipola with 20 points. Williamson scored 16 points. Kennedy scored 15. Keishawn Brewton scored 11. Mahan added 10.

Chipola beat Gulf Coast 81-69 on Jan. 20. Kennedy led Chipola with 21 points, eight rebounds, four steals, and three blocks. TJ Howard led the Indians in scoring with 23 points. Mahan added in 16. CJ Wiliamson grabbed eight rebounds.

The Indians swamped Pensacola 68-49 on Jan. 18. Kennedy led Chipola with 14 points.

Chipola fell to Northwest, 85-73, on Jan.13. Kennedy led the Indians with 20 points. Mahan scored 15 points and Yuat Alok grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Indians won their conference opener at Tallahassee (87-71) on Jan. 9.

**The Lady Indians **(13-10, 2-6) lost to Tallahassee 87-66 on Feb. 13. Chipola fell to Gulf Coast 87-51 on Feb. 7. Endia Jones led Chipola with 10 points and 13 rebounds.

As of Feb. 14, the Conference standings are: Gulf Coast (8-1), Northwest (7-2), Tallahassee (5-5), Chipola (2-7) and Pensacola (1-8). The top two teams in the league make the state tournament.

Chipola scored a 70-53 win over Pensacola on Feb. 3. Namiko Adams led Chipola with 16 points. Endia Jones scored 12 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Kiana Coomber had 13 points, but left the game with a season-ending knee injury. Lyric Turner added 12.

The Lady Indians fell to Northwest 71-61 loss to Northwest on Jan. 31.

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