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Athletic roundup: SC4 men’s basketball outlasts Fanshawe in 3OT thriller

Jermaine Drake shot attempt

The St. Clair County Community College men’s basketball team was involved in the longest game in the short history of the Fieldhouse.

The Skippers defeat Fanshawe College (Ont.) 118-111 in triple overtime Friday, Dec. 1, in the first round of the Skippers Holiday Classic.

Coach Dale Vos’ squad completed the Classic with an 83-69 victory against Bay College Saturday, Dec. 2. The Skippers improved to 6-1 on the season with their sixth consecutive victory.

Freshman guard Derrick Johnson led the Skippers against Fanshawe with a season- and career-high 37 points, including 10 3-pointers. Johnson was one of six players to score in double figures. Sophomore Kodi Badger followed up Johnson’s effort with 22 points and nine rebounds, while sophomore Quintin Johnson added 21 points and 13 rebounds. Others in double figures were freshman Darrell Washington and Jermaine Drake each with 12 and freshman Ross Hinkley with 11.

Former Skipper guard Chris Parker led Fanshawe with 59 points, a new Fieldhouse single-game scoring record.

In the victory over Bay College, Quintin Johnson tossed in 21 points. Derrick Johnson finished with 11 points and Badger had 10. Washington chipped in with eight points and seven rebounds off the bench.

SC4 Women's Basketball

The SC4 women’s squad slipped to 3-4 on the season with losses to Mid Michigan CC 69-57, and to Bay College, 64-58.

Freshman center Emily Fleischmannn led the Skippers against Mid Michigan with 14 points and nine rebounds. Freshman guard Brooke Junaud and freshman forward McKenna Wolschleger finished with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Four players scored in double figures against Bay College. Junaud led the way with 13 points followed by sophomore Dyman Huss (11), and freshmen Kiara Kelley (11) and Chanta’e Parker (10). Fleischmann pulled down 16 rebounds.

The SC4 teams return to action 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, against Rochester College junior varsity teams at home.

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