|San Diego Christian 5-10, 0-7 GSAC||28||34||62|
|The Master's 6-10, 1-5 GSAC||40||39||79|
|Jan. 17, 2015|
|Santa Clarita, CA|
|San Diego Christian||Indv. Leaders||The Master's|
|#21 THOMPSON, Derrick - 17||Points||#32 BYRD, Russell - 32|
|#12 LAMBERT, Michael - 5||Rebounds||#11 WHITE, Harrison - 9|
|#21 THOMPSON, Derrick - 3||Assists||2 Players (#04,#32) - 5|
|San Diego Christian||Team Statistics||The Master's|
|36.5% (23 - 63)||Field Goals %||54.7% (29 - 53)|
|15% (3 - 20)||3 Point Field Goals %||46.7% (7 - 15)|
|81.3% (13 - 16)||Free Throws||77.8% (14 - 18)|
|16||2nd Chance Pts||9|
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Michigan State transfer Russell Byrd had his way Saturday night against the Hawks as he scored a game-high 32 points leading the Mustangs to a 79-62 victory.
With the loss, the Hawks drop to 5-10 overall on the season and 0-7 in the GSAC. TMC improved to 6-10 and grabbed their first conference win at 1-5.
SDC started off well scoring seven of the 10 points scored in the opening three minutes. Peter Beale-Wirsing (SR/San Diego, CA) scored five of the seven points and Derrick Thompson (SR/San Diego, CA) the other two.
The Mustangs took the lead with a trey by Reid Shackelford giving TMC a 10-7 advantage. They grew their lead to as many as 12 points at the break as SDC trailed 40-28.
SDC was held to just 1-of-11 beyond the arc in the first.
Trailing by 13 in the second half, the Hawks went on an 8-0 run to cut the deficit to five with 14:19 remaining in the game.
Daniel Nielsen (JR/Grandview, WA)'s 3-pointer with a little less than nine minutes left kept the deficit at five but the Mustangs charged on for the win.
Thompson tallied a team-high 17 points and added four rebounds and three assists. Beale-Wirsing was next with 14 grabbing four rebounds and tallied two blocks.
The Hawks will host William Jessup on Thursday at Grossmont College with tipoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m.