Storm Defeats Hiram in Exhibition

(Photo by Baker Media Productions)
(Photo by Baker Media Productions)

PAINESVILLE, Ohio— The Lake Erie College men's basketball team was victorious in the home exhibition against Hiram College, 84-63, Thursday night (Oct. 30).

The Storm took a 47-27 lead into the half after a fast paced start the game.  They outscored the Terriers 43-36 in the second half to seal the win.

Collin Barth (Mentor, Ohio/Mentor) led the Storm scores with 14 points, hitting four-of-five (80%) three point shots.  Three other Storm players also scored in double figures.  Jamil Dudley (Massillon, Ohio/Massillon) and Andy Bosley (Columbus, Ohio/Orange) had 11 points each while Roy Alexander (Columbus, Ohio/Walnut Ridge) had 10.  Steve Walczak (Columbus, Ohio/Olentangy) had a team-high seven rebounds to go with his eight points.  Nick Wells (Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary) and Trey Howard (Lima, Ohio/Lima Shawnee) had six points apiece while Michael Morris (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine), Nick Deitsch (Lewis Center, Ohio/Orange) and Jordan Michael (Fairborn, Ohio/Fairborn) had five points each.

The Storm opens their regular season Nov. 15 at Texas A&M-Kingsville.

-LEC-