Lackawanna College Falls to Mercer in Defensive Battle

Scranton, PA: In a Region where final scores are usually in the 80's and 90's., the Lackawanna Men's Basketball team fell to Mercer, the number one team in Region XIX, 64-57. Top offensive performer for the Falcons, in this defense battle, was Marquise Caudill, who had a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds.

In addition to Caudill, Travoun Coad also had a double-digit scoring game with 14 points; while Mark Perry and Josh Kahindo each helped Caudill on the boards, each with 8 rebounds. D'Armound Player led the team in assists with 3.

The Falcons next game is Saturday, when they host Burlington County College in the second game of a men's / women's basketball doubleheader. Saturday's game is the annual Sophomore Day contest, which this year will also be its "Coaches against Cancer" event. Tip-off for this game is scheduled for 3:00 PM.