Lions Extend Winning Weekend

Lions Extend Winning Weekend

Emmanuel College Sports Information Department

MISENHEIMER, NC—The Lions extended their winning weekend with a 58-49 win over Pfeiffer on Saturday.

The Falcons of Pfeiffer took an early lead and remained in the lead until the Lions took a 17-16 lead with nine seconds left in the first half on a Zach Lillie jumper.

The Falcons made the first two shots of the second half, but the Lions took the lead back quickly and were able to gain a lead for the remainder of the second half.

This is the second Conference Carolinas win for the Lions, bringing them to a 10-8 record and a 6-5 record in conference.

Michael Stanley recorded a double double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Steven Guinchard and Jeremy Burgess each added nine points. Johan Pennerat had two blocks. Stanley got three steals and Burgess dished out three assists.

The Lions are back in the Shaw Athletic Center for a match up against North Greenville, tip-off will be at 7:30 PM.