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Lakers Find Their Rhythm Against Columbia-Greene

Lakers Find Their Rhythm Against Columbia-Greene

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – The Finger Lakes Community College Men's Basketball team found their rhythm against the Columbia-Greene Community College Twins on Saturday. The Lakers won 98-83.

The Lakers came to play on Saturday. After suffering a few losses previous, they were ready to come out on top. They started off strong in the first half, finishing it with a score of 45-36. They made over half of the shots they put up. The Twins were not as accurate with their shots, only shooting 41.2%.

The Twins did not want to go down like they were in first half, and really picked it up in the second. They improved their shooting to 55.3% in the second half and really caught up to the Lakers. They managed to outscore them in the second half, 57-53. The Lakers were not willing to give up and kept their lead to the end. They ended the game winning 98-93.

The Lakers finished the game shooting 50.8% in the field while the Twins only shot 48.6%. The Lakers were more accurate in the three point shots shooting 34.8% and the Twins only shot 25%.

Game leaders for the Lakers were Shane Fanning with 33 points, and nine rebounds, Keon Dunbar with 30 points, and seven assists, and Elijah Idlett with 13 points, and 9 rebounds.

The Lakers will take some time off during their winter break, but will be back at it on Thursday, January 11th for their next game. They will travel to SUNY Broome Community College where they will play at 7:30pm.