Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Wins Triple-OT Thriller After Blowing Big Second-Half Lead

CHARLOTTE, NC -- Keon Moore (Colerain, NC/Bertie HS) hit a pair of free throws with just over a second remaining in the third overtime to lift Catawba to a 105-104 win over Limestone in men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Time Warner Cable Arena.  The Catawba Indians improve to 4-3, while the Saints fall to 5-2.

Limestone rallied from 21 points down in the final 12 minutes and twice forced extra time on last second baskets.  Stewart Clark (Atlanta, GA) hit the tying basket at the end of regulation which capped a 17-2 run over the final 4:07for the Saints and Aston Ford (Charlotte, NC) drilled a three-pointer to end the first overtime to knot the contest at 93-all.

The Saints nearly won the game in the second overtime after a dunk by Jarrell Douglass (Leesburg, FL) with a second remaining, but Ryan Bogden (Charleston, SC) was whistled for a technical foul and Dominick Reid (Charlotte, NC/Cannon School) hit one of two free throws to even things at 102-102.  Catawba got a free throw from Chris Tyree (Rocky Mount, VA/Franklin Co. HS) in the third overtime before Douglass’ jumper had the Saints on top preceding Moore’s final free throws.

Douglass topped all scorers with 47 points in the loss for Limestone.  He hit on 16-of-23 shots and went 14-of-17 at the line.  He completed a double-double by grabbing 10 rebounds.  Joe Raga (Lithia, FL) and Ashton Ford (Charlotte, NC) each had 10 points.

Reid led Catawba with 24 points, hitting five three-pointers, and added eight rebounds.  Moore followed with 22 points and seven boards.  Justin Huntley (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS), had 18 points, Lee Martin (Mt. Airy, NC/N. Surry HS/Hargrave) 15 points, and Stuart Thomson (Poynton, ENGLAND/Poynton) a dozen points to round out the double figure scorers for the Indians.

Catawba pulled away from a tight game over the last 10 minutes of the first half to lead 42-33 at the break.  A 16-4 run to open the second half pushed the Indian advantage to 58-37.  When Martin sank consecutive jumpers, the Indians held a 66-45 edge with 12:07 left.  A three-point play by Moore had Catawba on top 80-65 with 4:19 to play, but the Indians hit just two free throws for the rest of regulation as the Saints rallied.

A three-pointer by Ford and a three-point play by Danny Friend (Morrow, GA) shaved the lead to 80-73 at the 2:58 mark then Friend and Douglass hit free throws to cut the margin to 80-77.  Huntley had a free throw for Catawba with two minutes to go, but two more free throws by Douglass and another by Friend closed the gap to 81-80 with 1:07 left.

Each team had a turnover before Cameron Lovelace (Cherryville, NC/Cherryville HS/N. Florida) added a free throw for Catawba with seven second remaining which set up Clark’s bucket with three seconds to go to force overtime.  Moore and Reid hit early three-pointers in overtime to put Catawba on top and Thomson gave the Indians a 93-90 lead on a pair at the line with 14 seconds to go.  Ford stroked home a trey at the overtime buzzer to extend the contest.

Moore had three baskets to stake Catawba to a 99-94 edge in the second overtime.  Reid kept Catawba in front with free throws with 54 seconds remaining only to see Raga and Douglass score to push Limestone ahead before the technical that led to the third overtime.

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1
April 1

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. WINGATE 8-14

Baseball AUGUSTA 7-6

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-2

Baseball AUGUSTA 11-2

Lacrosse (M) vs. WINGATE 1-13

2
April 2

Baseball AUGUSTA 6-9

3
April 3

Baseball @ Kannapolis Intimidators, ccd. 6:30 p.m.

4
April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble (Tennessee National) 12th of 12

Golf (W) @ Agnis McAmis Inv. (Link Hills CC) 9th of 14

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-7

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-11

Baseball vs. BARTON 20-2

5
April 5

Baseball vs. USC AIKEN, ppd. 2 p.m.

6
April 6

Tennis (W) @ Belmont Abbey 5-4

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey 6-3

Lacrosse (W) @ Erskine 15-9

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April 8

Football Spring Blue-White Game

Softball @ Mars Hill 0-8

Lacrosse (M) @ Brevard 12-10

Softball @ Mars Hill 2-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 1-3

9
April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day One) - Link Hills CC 9th

Lacrosse (W) @ Brevard 19-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 7-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-8

10
April 10

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Two) - Link Hills CC 9th

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 9-0

11
April 11

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Three) - Link Hills CC 9th of 11

Tennis (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Baseball @ Mount Olive 2-6

12
April 12

Softball @ Queens 0-7

Softball @ Queens 7-9

Lacrosse (W) @ North Greenville 15-10

1314
April 14

Softball vs. ANDERSON 0-8

Lacrosse (M) vs. SHORTER 18-1

Softball vs. ANDERSON 9-7

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-6

15
April 15

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 18-5

Baseball @ Tusculum 5-3

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April 18

Softball @ Wingate 0-2

Softball @ Wingate 4-5

Baseball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 13-7

19
April 19

Baseball @ North Greenville (Fluor Field) 8-4

2021
April 21

Baseball vs. BREVARD 14-0

22
April 22

Baseball vs. BREVARD 16-9

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 3-16

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-14

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 8-9

Baseball vs. BREVARD 13-3

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 12-11

23
April 23

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 1) CC of SALISBURY

24
April 24

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 2) CC of SALISBURY

25
April 25

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Salisbury CC) 

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 7 p.m.

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April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Baseball vs. TBA (SAC Tournament) noon

29
April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship) 2 p.m.

30
April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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