Men’s Basketball – Tue, Feb. 11, 2020 at 10:35 PM
Harris-Stowe State University
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Capping off their non-conference schedule, the Baker men’s basketball team fell to Harris-Stowe on Tuesday evening by a score of 81-77.
Both Brandon Clifford and Xavier Elam each scored 15 points on the night, while Brett Elifritz added 11 points, while pulling down six rebounds. Aaron Nancarrow led the team on the night with 10 rebounds, in just 15 minutes of play.
Harris-Stowe was able to get the early lead but was never able to pull away throughout the first half. With 11:39 left in the first half a basket by Charles Fisher gave Baker their first lead of the game, 23-22. The Wildcats would extend their lead to seven points over the next three minutes, but Harris-Stowe then went on a 10-0 run to regain the lead, 33-31.
Baker would tie the game at 41, but a three pointer with 45 seconds left in the half gave Harris-Stowe a 44-41 lead heading into halftime.
Just five minutes into the second half, Harris-Stowe pushed their lead to 11 points, but Baker quickly got back in the game cutting the lead to just four with 11:14 to play. Harris-Stowe would once again extend their lead to double digits, but Baker would not go down without a fight.
The Wildcats would cut the lead to four, three separate times, but Harris-Stowe would eventually go on to win the game, 81-77.
Published at Wed, 12 Feb 2020 04:35:00 +0000
Bowling – Mon, Feb. 10, 2020 at 6:30 PM
SHAWNEE, Okla. – Behind strong performances from Megan Carpenter and Allayna Bell, the Baker women’s bowling team finished second at the SWIBC Championships over the weekend, while the men finished in fifth place.
Carpenter was able to bowl an average of 215.9 to finish in first place individually on the weekend. Carpenter’s best game came in game one, when she bowled an astonishing 280. Allayna Bell also finished inside the top-five as she finished fourth individually with an average score of 200.8. Bell’s best game came in game eight when she bowled a 257.
As a team, the women posted an overall average of 8,758 to qualify for tournament play as the second seed behind Newman University who posted an overall total of 8,855.
On the men’s side, Baker University’s Zac Brehm finished inside the top-10, finishing ninth with an average score of 215.8 with his best come coming in game one when he posted a 257. Matthew Carpenter was the next Wildcat to finish as he finished in 15th with an average of 206.9
As a team, the men were able to finish in fifth place with an overall total of 8,962, finishing just behind Kansas Wesleyan who finished in fourth with an overall total of 9,001.
Both Baker bowling teams will now take a break until March 13-15, when they compete in the USBC Sectionals.
Published at Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:30:00 +0000