January 13, 2007
Wooldridge's 25 Points Not Enough as Men's Basketball Falls at PC
CLINTON, SC -- Presbyterian used a strong second-half to defeat visiting Catawba 69-56 in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Templeton Center. The Blue Hose improve to 10-6 overall and 3-2 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 7-8 and 2-2.
Presbyterian scored the final six points of the first half to hold a 30-22 lead at the break and added the first basket of the second half for a 10-point edge. Catawba fought back within two before the Blue Hose used a 15-1 to take control of the contest.
After Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) had brought Catawba to within a bucket at 40-38 with 14:32 remaining, the Blue Hose scored seven straight points and never looked back. Pat Kiscaden added three free throws then a three-pointer with 11:09 to play to push the edge to 53-39. Brian Bostic extended the lead to 65-45 with just over six minutes remaining.
Catawba pulled within 10 in the final minutes on late three-pointers by Donzell Williams (Salem, VA) and Jamie Butler (Galax, VA), but it was close as the Tribe would get. Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) got Catawba off to a good start with three buckets as the Tribe led 8-2. Bostic’s jumper at the 11:34 mark of the opening half put the Blue Hose on top for good at 11-10.
Wooldridge help keep Catawba close with 15 first half points, making all six field goal attempts and three free throws. He finished with a game-high 25 points, going 9-for-9 from the field and 7-for-9 at the line. Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC) added 10 points, but other the Wooldridge, the rest of the Indians made just 12-of-41 (29%) shots and just 3-of-21 (14%) in the opening half.
The Blue Hose shot 44% in the win and made 23-of-29 (79%) at the line. Sean Dixon led Presbyterian with 17 points, while Martynas Versinskas had 10 points and seven rebounds. Bostic added eight points and eight boards. The Blue Hose held a 36-28 edge on the boards.
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