Gray named OCCAC Player of the Wekk; Edison State teams sweep Cedarville JVs

Lauryn Gray

Lauryn Gray

Staff Reports

Edison State Community College sophomore Lauryn Gray was named the OCCAC Division II Player of the Week.

Gray averaged a double-double (16.0 points, 10.5 rebounds) in two contests for the Chargers.

She garnered 12 points, nine rebounds, six assists and two steals in a road league win at Columbus State before coming back later in the week with 20 points, 12 boards, three assists and two steals versus Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Gray shot 45 percent (14-31) from the floor, including 3-for-7 from long range.

Chargers win two

The Edison State men and women’s college basketball teams swept Cedarville JVs Monday as both teams improved to 3-1 on the season. Edison will host Rio Grande JVs Wednesday.

The men cruised to an 82-51 victory.

The Chargers led 44-20 at halftime and were never seriously challenged.

Lacey Watson paced Edison with 21 points and three steals.

Roman Morgan added 15 points and three steals, while Lamine Komara scored 12 points and Sean Jones added 10 points.

Dakota Prichard added five rebounds and seven assists, while Nevin Wright also grabbed five rebounds.

Edison was 33 of 71 from the floor for 47 percent, including 12 of 29 from 3-point range for 41 percent. The Chargers made four of nine free throws for 44 percent.

Cedarville was 19 of 54 from the floor for 35 percent, including six of 22 from 3-point range for 27 percent. Cedarville made seven of 20 free throws for 35 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 45-42 and had 14 turnovers to Cedarville’s 27.

The Edison State women also led from the start, before pulling away in the second half by outscoring Cedarville 44-18 after the break.

The Chargers led 20-13, 34-24 and 55-32 at the quarter breaks.

Sarah Pothast made seven of nine shots from the floor to score 18 points and pull down five rebounds.

Kailani Broyles filled out the stat sheet with 14 points, five rebounds, six assists and five steals.

Kaylesha Broyles came off the bench to score 14 points and record three steals.

Kennedie Reese grabbed seven rebounds, while Kayla Tullis and Rebekah New both pulled down five.

Edison was 30 of 60 from the floor for 50 percent, including two of seven from behind the arc for 29 percent. The Chargers converted 16 of 23 free throws for 70 percent.

Cedarville was 16 of 56 from the floor for 29 percent, including 10 of 30 from 3-point range for 33 percent. Cedarville missed both of its free throw attempts.

Edison won the battle of the boards 50-24 and had 21 turnovers to Cedarville’s 24.

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