|San Diego Christian 6-4||33||55||88|
|Dec. 19, 2015|
|San Diego Christian||Indv. Leaders||Pomona-Pitzer|
|#01 ENGLISH, Trevor - 22||Points||#05 Daniel Rosenbaum - 26|
|2 Players (#01,#25) - 7||Rebounds||#33 Gibson FaroneCollins - 19|
|#05 DUNKLIN, Dalante - 10||Assists||#05 Daniel Rosenbaum - 4|
|San Diego Christian||Team Statistics||Pomona-Pitzer|
|50% (33 - 66)||Field Goals %||45.8% (27 - 59)|
|66.7% (12 - 18)||3 Point Field Goals %||31.3% (5 - 16)|
|58.8% (10 - 17)||Free Throws||80% (16 - 20)|
|6||2nd Chance Pts||12|
With a steady 5-4 record heading into a matchup with Pomona- Pitzer (5-2), the Hawks looked to withstand the pressure of beating a top tier ball club.
SDC came out flat, Pomona- Pitzer going on a 9-2 run to start the game. The Hawks remained steady, down only 2 late in the first half, until Trevor English nailed a three to put the Hawks up 28-27 with 4:31 to go in the first half of play. English went 4-12 from the field in the first half and the Hawks shot 39 percent as a team. The Hawks managed to still have a two-point advantage heading into the 2nd half, 33-31.
Pomona- Pitzer shot 43 percent in the first half as a team, not much better than the Hawks either. Both teams played hard defensively to end the half. Daniel Rosenbaum was Pomona- Pitzer's leading scorer in the first half with 12 points on 5-9 shooting. Gibson Farone-Collins pulled down 11 rebounds for Pomona in the first half to give them an advantage on the block.
To start the second half, the Hawks started with a 9-0 run out of the gate to go up 42-31. The Hawks shot much better in the 2nd half led by Nathan Klekas, with an absolute eruption offensively in the 2nd half. He had 15 second-half points on 6-8 shooting. Adding three 3-pointers as well, Klekas was unconscious shooting the ball. The Hawks managed to go 6-9 from beyond the arc in the second half and shot 48 percent from the field. English was much more efficient in the 2nd half of play, adding 12 points on 4-7 shooting.
Pomona- Pitzer had three players in double figures in the second half, Rosenbaum adding 14 more of his own, Farone-Collins adding 10 points, and Hunter Lowry adding 10 points as well.
The Hawks moves to 6-4 with the win while Pomona- Pitzer falls to 5-3. Next up for the Hawks is John Brown University in the Master's College Tournament on Tuesday Dec. 29th. Tip is set for 5:00 p.m.
By Elias Totah