Staff Writer: Kevin Kim
Editor: Kevin Kim
Berea College 65 Piedmont College 64
Berea College 7-4 (2-2 USAS)
Piedmont College 0-9 (0-4 USAS)
Berea College got back in the win column defeating Piedmont College 65-64. The Mountaineers were led by a pair of freshmen, Andrew Doty and Isaac Caudill. Doty ended the game with 16 points and 6 rebounds and Caudill had 15 points and 5 rebounds. The Mountaineers are now 2-2 in conference.
The first half was a back in forth contest between the two teams, consisting of four lead changes in the half. However, Piedmont eventually took the lead into halftime, leading 32-29. The Lions were led by three scorers with 5 or more points. The Mountaineers were led by Sophomore Guard Torell Carter and Freshmen Guard Isaac Caudill, who had 12 and 9 points respectively.
The second half again was a back and forth battle between the Mountaineers and the Lions. However, behind Freshmen Andrew Doty's 16 points in the half, Berea College overcame the 3-point deficit to win the game 65-64.
The Mountaineers were led by Freshman Andrew Doty, Freshman Isaac Caudill, and Sophomore Torell Carter. Even with the sub-par shooting effort from the Mountaineers, 31.6% from the field, and 15.8% beyond the arc, the Mountaineers were able to defeat the Lions.
With this win, the Mountaineers match their win total from the previous year.
Next game for the Mountaineers will be January 5th against LaGrange College Panthers.