#TCCBasketball: Eagle men fall at Chipola

Photo courtesy of Greg Rowland
Photo courtesy of Greg Rowland

MARIANNA, Fla. (January 9, 2019) – NJCAA No. 11/Region 8 No. 3 Chipola College defeated No. 6/No. 2 Tallahassee Community College, 101-73, on Wednesday evening. 

Tallahassee is now 17-2 overall, 1-1 in Panhandle Conference play. 

Chipola led wire-to-wire, scoring the first six points en route to an 11-2 start. Tallahassee only trailed by 11, 44-33, with 4:14 left in the first half but the Indians closed on a 15-5 run and took a 59-38 lead to the locker room. 

Tallahassee never got closer than 19 in the second half. 

Mustafa Lawrence led all scorers with 23 points for the Eagles. Eric Boone and Deven Palmer had 11 points each. 

Richard Washington finished with nine points and 11 rebounds. 

Tallahassee will return to play next Wednesday when it hosts Northwest Florida State College at 7:30 p.m.