They’re doing it with an attacking offense boosted by consistent three-point shooting to go with an all-out, shutdown defensive effort every night.
All those elements were on display Saturday at Shands Gymnasium as the Angelina College Roadrunners won their fifth straight game in Region XIV competition with a convincing 73-55 win over Lamar State College-Port Arthur.
The ‘Runners shot 44 percent from three-point range, got double-figure scoring from four different players and held the Seahawks to just 35 percent shooting from the field.
AC’s Quandre Bullock, who has never scored below double figures in his 17-game Roadrunner career, led the way with 25 points. Raeshaun Ambris finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists; Errol White added a double-double with 14 points and 14 boards; and Caleb Johnson added 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Overall, the Roadrunners dished out 22 assists for the game.
The Seahawks got 10 points each from Evan Palmquist, Kanntrell Burney and Daniel Braster.
After getting assessed a game-opening technical foul before tipoff, the Roadrunners trailed 1-0 before the clock had even started. That would be their last deficit the rest of the game, with AC ripping off a 16-3 run midway through the first half to take control.
Now in fifth place in the conference standings, the Roadrunners (9-8, 5-3) will host Region XIV’s first-place team, the Kilgore College Rangers, Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at Shands Gymnasium. AC’s Lady Roadrunners will host No. 4 Trinity Valley Community College Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Both games will be live streamed at angelinaathletics.com.
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