DONALDSON, IN – In a heartbreaking game Wednesday night, Ancilla College (#13 NJCAA) lost by one point to (#16 NJCAA) Muskegon Community College in overtime, 103-102, to finish second in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Conference with a 24-5 season record and a 14-4 conference record.
In a packed Charger Arena, Ancilla’s Dylan Phair led in scoring with 24 points. Andrew Jones added 23 and Gary Bonds had 17 for the game. Jair Rodgers put up 16 points for Ancilla and Don’Tayon Young added 15.
Sophomore Anderson McCoy broke the Single Season Assist Record and is eight assists away from breaking the Career Assists Record and Jair Rodgers broke the Single Season Three Point Shot Record and is two away from breaking the Career Three Point Record.
“Tonight was a tough loss. We did a lot of things well, but not enough to get the win,” remarked head coach Aaron Butcher. “What this group did this year for Ancilla Basketball is incredible. I am very proud to be their coach. While we didn’t win the conference like we wanted to, we finished 24-5, which is nothing to be ashamed of. Now the real season begins. I still like where we are at as a team and look forward to a post season run with this group.”
The team will play in the first round of the post season tournament on Tuesday at home where they will host Jackson College. Game time is set for 7:00p.m.