Falcons advance to Region XIX Semi-final

Scranton, PA- Mark Perry scored all 18 of his points in the second half to lead the Lackawanna College men's basketball team to a 68-61 victory over Orange County Community College in the quarterfinals of the Region XIX Men's Basketball Tournament. With the win, the Falcons proceed to a match up with Essex County College next Friday night at County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey. Scheduled time for that contest is 7:00.

Three players scored in double figures for Lackawanna. Perry led the group with his 18, he was followed by Quintin Ward with 14 and Cartier Talford with 10. James Ezell led the Falcons in rebounds with 11. Ezell also netted 7 points. Talford was high in assists with 3. Jesse Huff contributed a solid effort to the win with 8 points and 3 steals.

The winner of next Friday's contest will advance to the title game on Saturday, March 5th. That contest will start at 1:00 PM.