The Southeastern Baptist College Men's team and Lady Chargers both got their first win of the 2019 season beating Mississippi University for Women Owls at home Saturday, November 9. The Lady Chargers outscored the Lady Owls 89-42 and the men came away with team 100-89 victory.
SBC Charger Coach Broderick Hall said, “It (thewin) was a total team effort.” The SBC chargers jumped out ahead in in the first few minutes of the game and maintained the lead throughout the game, capitalizing on forced turnovers.
The Lady Chargers also took the lead over the Lady Owls in the first quarter and remained ahead throughout their game.
Coach Jenone Bell said, “We’ve been preaching defense and the girls came through.” The Lady Chargers rebounding contributed to their win along with forcing turnovers. We’re still a young team, but we’re coming together,” added Bell.
Tyra Conerly(1) from Columbia, MS led the Lady Chargers in scoring with a total of 27 points, followed by Charlisia Andrews (4) from Jonesboro, LA with 16 points, Deseree Moore (2) with 13 points, and Kobie Wesley (3) from Philadelphia, MS with 8 points.
The Lady Chargers are 1-4 for the season.
Leading the SBC men in scoring was Trajan Fielder (30) from Philadelphia, MS with a total of 23 points, followed by Orpheus Rankins (32) with 16 points, and Cameron McDonald (2) with 14 points.
The SBC men fell to Loyola Friday night 89-117. The Chargers hung tough with Loyola throughout the game. Jévah Jones (11) led the scoring for the Chargers with 17 points, followed by Trajan Fielder (30) with 14, and Orpheus Rankin (32) with 9.
SBC saluted all veterans on Sunday afternoon as the Chargers faced LSU Alexandria on Sunday afternoon, November 10. The young Chargers team couldn’t overcome the experience of the LSU team and lost to them 67-107.
With the win over MUW the Chargers are now 1-7 on the season.