Falcons Drop Region XIX Championship to CC of Morris 83-76

Falcons Drop Region XIX Championship to CC of Morris 83-76

(Scranton, PA) – The Lackawanna Falcons fell in the Region XIX Championship to County College of Morris 83-76 Sunday afternoon inside the Student Union. This loss marks the end of the Falcons 2018-19 season.

The Falcons came into Sunday's game with a lot of momentum after a big win over Mercer County CC the day before. The Falcons field goal percentage was over 48% but was matched by Morris. Both teams shot an eerily similar 16-33 from the floor. Talek Williams was the high scorer for Lackawanna, he put up 10. Morris would lead Lackawanna at the end of the first half 43-40.

The second half brought about a few problems for Lackawanna. The Falcons committed 19 turnovers by the end of the game and Morris' shooting never slowed down. Late in the half, Talek Williams and Isaiah Wiggins would foul out of the game. Morris was able to hang on to a steady lead to win the Region XIX Championship 83-76.

Player Highlights

Talek Williams – 14 points, 7 total rebounds, 2 assists

J'von Winslow – 12 points, 3 assists

"We've had a lot of ups and downs which forced us to battle a ton of adversity. We came together at the end of the season to ultimately come up short. I give a lot of respect to all of the players. Our program is heading in the right direction, every year is another solid step. 19-11 overall is something to be proud of. I will miss these sophomores but I'm looking forward to their future success." – Head Coach Brian Coyle

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