Lackawanna Men defeat Trojans

Wayne, Pa – Led by Gil Benz's 27 point performance, the Lackawanna College basketball team defeated the Valley Forge Military College Trojans, by a 85-71 score. The win improved their Region XIX Division II win/loss record to 6-2.

In addition to Benz, three Falcons scored in double digits. Both Haasan Coleman and Theron Reddy contributed 14 each, while Cartier Talford scored 12. Justin Iton led Lackawanna in rebounds with 9, while Reddy and Javontay Pipkin were tops in assists with 4 apiece.

Lackawanna returns to play on Saturday when they travel to Rochester, New York to take on Monroe Community College in the opening round of the Pete Pavia Memorial Scholarship Tournament, which is sponsored by Monroe Community College. Game time for Saturday's contest is scheduled for 8:00 PM.