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Chargers Fall in Opening Round Action

by | Mar 20, 2019 | Basketball Blogs, Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

Danville, IL – Ancilla stayed close until about the 15 minute mark of the first half, #6 Milwaukee Area Tech then turned up their vaulted defense and turned a seven point advantage into a 14 point halftime advantage on their way to a 101-87 first round victory in the 2019 NJCAA Division II Men’s Championship Wednesday afternoon.
Ancilla, led by three South Bend natives today, will play Morton at 1 p.m. Thursday (tomorrow) in an elimination game. If the Chargers win, they could play two more games if they stay victorious.
Ty’Sean Sheppard (South Bend Clay) led the Chargers (22-10) with 21 points and 12 rebounds, with Mike Green (South Bend Adams) scoring 20 and Mike Hemingway South Bend, Marian) finished with 13.
Ancilla has an opportunity to finish seventh in the tournament if they win three more games.
Milwaukee Area Tech 101, Ancilla College 87
At Danville, IL
Milwaukee (101): Justin Briley 2-5 1-2 6, Yuri Swinford 7-10 2-2 16, Shannon Sanford, Jr. 7-9 3-4 19, D’Angelo Young-Pryor 10-14 2-4 22, Nakell Martin 3-7 2-2 9, Jason Webb, Jr 5-7 0-0 13, Melvin Lee III 3-6 2-3 10, Ryan Barnett 0-0 0-0 0, Justin Wofford 0-0 0-0 0, Daishawn Dillard 2-6 0-0 4, Waseem Ali 0-1 0-0 0, Jamie Sevier 0-0 0-0 0, Kemonte Hall 0-1 0-0 0. TOTALS: 39-66 12-17 101.
ANCILLA (87): Albert Haskins 3-5 1-4 7, Mike Green 8-17 4-4 20, Mike Hemingway 4-10 5-6 21, Ty’Sean Sheppard 6-13 9-9 21, Jerron Tatum 3-10 0-0 8, Tyrese Walker 1-3 0-0 3, Weston Sage 3-5 0-0 7, Kyreese Parker 0-1 0-0 0, Josh Alcindor 1-4 2-2 4, Nathan Meriweather 1-2 2-2 4, Jack Bennett 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 30-70 23-27 87.
Halftime: Milwaukee 55, Ancilla 41. Three-point baskets: Ancilla 4-18 (Green 0-1, Sheppard 0-2, Sage 1-3, Tatum 2-6, Walker 1-3, Alcindor 0-2, Parker 0-1), Milwaukee (Briley 1-4, Swinford 0-1, Sanford, Jr. 2-4, Young-Pryor 0-2, Webb Jr. 3-5, Lee 2-4, Dillard 2-5, Ali 0-1, Hall 0-1). Rebounds: Ancilla 33 (Sheppard 12), Milwaukee 36 (Swinford 8). Assists: Ancilla 11(Tatum 3), Milwaukee 17 (Sanford, Jr 5). Turnovers: Ancilla 11, Milwaukee 18. Fouls (Fouled out): Ancilla 18 (none), Milwaukee 20 (none), Records: Ancilla 22-10, Milwaukee Area Tech 29-5.