Scranton, PA - Relying on a 30 point effort by Gil Benz, the Lackawanna College men's basketball team beat Orange County Community College 83-61 in a Region XIX Division II quarterfinal. With the win, the Falcons advance to the Region's final four. Lackawanna will play the tournament's number one seed, Essex County College, in the tourney's 12:00 PM semifinal scheduled for Saturday, March 11th. That semifinal contest will be played at County College of Morris in Randolph, New Jersey, with winner proceeding to the title game scheduled for Sunday the 12th.
In tonight's game two other Falcons joined Benz with double digit scoring efforts. Cartier Talford scored 16 points, while Theron Reddy contributed 12. Stevan Rodriguez led the team in rebounds, while Talford was the leader in assists with 5.