Chipola to Host Pensacola, Saturday, Feb.3

January 29, 2018

Basketball Player

MARIANNA—Both Chipola College basketball teams host Pensacola, Saturday, Feb. 3, in a pair of conference games 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.

Members of Chipola’s Mu Alpha ThetaMathematics Honorary and Science Club will be recognized during the game.

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

Chipola’s men are securely in second place in the conference after the first round of games. The standings are: Northwest6-0, Chipola 4-1, Tallahassee 2-4, Pensacola 1-4 and Gulf Coast 1-5.

The fifth-ranked Indians (16-4, 4-1) beat Tallahassee 87-66 on Jan. 23. TJ Howard led Chipola with 20points. CJ Williamson scored 16 points. Shamarkus Kennedy scored 15. KeishawnBrewton scored 11. Brandon Mahan added 10.

Chipola beatGulf Coast 81-69 on Jan. 20. Shamarkus Kennedy led Chipola with 21 points,eight rebounds, four steals, and three blocks. TJHoward led the Indians in scoring with 23 points and Brandon Mahan added in16. CJ Wiliamson grabbed eight rebounds.

Chipola beat Pensacola 68-49 on Jan. 18. Kennedyled Chipola with 14 points. Mahan had 14 points. Williamson had 13 points and 6rebounds. Keishawn Brewton also had 13points and 6 rebounds.

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

Chipola’s Yuat Alok committed on Jan. 28to play next year at Texas Christian University. Alok, 6’11 of New Zealand, isconsidered the top JUCO prospect in the U.S.

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

**The Lady Indians **(12-8,1-4) fell to Tallahassee 70-69 on Jan. 23. Courtajia Sanders led Chipola with24 points. Valerie Nesbitt had 12 points. Tyra Johnson added 11.

Chipola beat the #3 rankedGulf Coast Lady Commodores 64-60 on Jan. 20. Johnson led Chipolawith 19 points. Nesbitt added 16 points. Lawrencia Moten led the Lady Indiansin rebounds with eight.

Chipola fell to Pensacola 80-70 on Jan.18. Chipola lost a tough-fought (53-51) game with Northwest on Jan. 13. Sandersand Namiko Adams led Chipola in scoring with 11 points each. Nesbitt added in10 points and five steals.

The Lady Indians suffered a 93-72 loss at Tallahassee onJan. 9. Sanders led Chipola with 32 points. Johnson had 20 points.

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