Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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Baker holds off Mount Mercy men

A furious rally fell a little short for the Mount Mercy men's  basketball team Saturday afternoon.

Baker trimmed the Mustangs, 82-78, in a Heart of America Conference  game that came down to the final seconds at the Hennessey Recreation  Center.

Mount Mercy trailed by 22 points, 61-39, early in the second half, but  the Mustangs caught fire and pulled within 80-78 on a 3-pointer by  Streeter McIlravy with 15 seconds left.

Baker hit two free throws with 10 seconds remaining for the final  four-point margin.

Davarea Loggins and Davion Watson scored 12 points apiece for the  Mustangs (5-6, 2-5). DJ Johnson contributed 11 points. RoyShawn Webb  and McIlravy added 10 points apiece.

Xavier Elam scored 21 points for Baker (6-7, 4-4).

BAKER (82): Kobe Buffalomeat 6-6 0-2 13, Brett Elifritz 1-4 0-0 3,  Xavier Elam 7-11 3-3 21, Charles Fisher 5-10 3-3 13, Brandon Clifford  5-9 3-4 15, Jalen Patterson 1-3 0-0 3, Colby Bullock 0-3 0-0 0, Mason  Dukes 1-3 0-0 3, Aaron Nancarrow 1-2 0-0 2, Michael Brooks 1-5 1-2 3,  Braden Wiggs 2-4 2-2 6. Totals 30-60 12-16 82.

MOUNT MERCY (78): Tyler Kelley 1-2 0-0 2, Dennis McKinney 3-11 0-0 7,  Davion Watson 4-6 1-1 12, Bailey Basala 3-12 0-0 9, RoyShawn Webb 4-15  2-2 10, Keishun Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Davarea Loggins 4-5 0-0 12, Julian  Hehmann 2-2 0-0 4, Streeter McIlravy 4-8 0-0 10, Christian Reischauer  0-1 1-2 1, DJ Johnson 2-3 6-8 11. Totals 27-66 10-15 78.

Halftime - Baker 49, Mount Mercy 34. 3-point goals - Baker 10-27 (Elam  4-6, Clifford 2-5, Buffalomeat 1-1, Dukes 1-2, Patterson 1-2, Elifritz  1-3, Brooks 0-2, Fisher 0-3, Bullock 0-3), Mount Mercy 14-39 (Loggins  4-5, Watson 3-4, Basala 3-11, McIlravy 2-5, Johnson 1-2, McKinney 1-5,  Thomas 0-1, Reischauer 0-1, Webb 0-5).

 

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