Roadrunners Hold off Cedar Valley with Second-Half Surge in the Guy Davis Coca Cola Thanksgiving Classic Day Two

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Lee Miller was born in Denison, TX and grew up in East Texas with his family. He studied music education at Stephen F. Austin State University taking a job in television on his last day of student teaching. Lee also provides business authoritative expertise to the broadcast industry as a consultant. Presently he is CEO of MSG Resources LLC, which specializes in consulting within broadcast best practices, distribution technologies and media strategy mastery. - - - - - Lee Miller is a well-known veteran of the broadcast media industry with particular experience in leading for-profit and non-profit broadcasting organizations. His career began in Lufkin, Texas in the early 80’s where he progressed from studio operations to creative services and network management. Mr. Miller has since received various professional designations and memberships such as Society of Broadcast Engineers accredited frequency coordinator, The Energy Professionals Association Certified Energy Consultant, and National Religious Broadcasters Television Committee & past Chair. Lee also serves as the Executive Director of the Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance, is a member of the Advanced Television Systems Committee and is proud to be part of Texas Association of Broadcasters Golden Mic Club, highlighting extraordinary careers in broadcasting. Continued engagement with his community is at the core of his business practices serving on the board of the Salvation Army and as keyboardist for the contemporary worship band at Harmony Hill Baptist Church. Lee lives near Lufkin Texas on one of his family’s tree farms located in the Texas Forest Country region north of Houston. He is married to Kenla and has two grown children, Joshua, COO of MSGPR Ltd Co and Morgan, a Critical Care ICU RN.

Two teams featuring speed to spare squared off at Shands Gymnasium on Saturday, and the Angelina College Roadrunners won the race in the end thanks to a second-half push to hold off Cedar Valley College 98-82 in the final day of the Guy Davis/Coca Cola Classic Thanksgiving Tournament.

After Cedar Valley chopped into AC’s 15-point first-half lead, the ‘Runners responded with a 15-4 run to open the second half – a lead AC would push to as many as 25 points by game’s end.

Trent Brinkley led the Roadrunners with 25 points and nine rebounds, Kahari Beaufort added 20 points and Corinthian Ramsey tallied 16 points and five steals. Gary Blackston’s all-around effort netted eight points, seven boards, seven assists, two blocks and a steal.

Erik Stewart led Cedar Valley with 29 points that included seven made three pointers. KeAunte Humber finished with 16 for the Suns.

AC built a 15-point lead in the early going, but the Suns rallied with a 13-3 surge to trim the gap to five points at 51-46 at the 17:59 mark of the second half. Moments later, a skirmish broke out following a flagrant foul, leading to technical fouls and a pair of ejections. The Roadrunners then exploded for the big scoring run, eventually cruising to their seventh win of the season.

In the day’s earlier game, Panola College defeated Lone Star College-Tomball by a 95-87 score.

The Roadrunners (7-3, 0-1) resume conference play with Wednesday’s road trip to Paris College as part of a women/men doubleheader. The Lady Roadrunners tip off at 5:30 p.m., and the men follow at 7:30 p.m.

Angelina College’s Quinton Bush (10) battles for a bucket over Cedar Valley’s Eric Stewart (5) and Levin Johnson (15) during Saturday’s game at Shands Gymnasium.  (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
Angelina College’s Quinton Bush (10) battles for a bucket over Cedar Valley’s Eric Stewart (5) and Levin Johnson (15) during Saturday’s game at Shands Gymnasium. (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
Angelina College’s Trent Brinkley finishes off a dunk after his steal during Saturday’s game against Cedar Valley at Shands Gymnasium. The Roadrunners used a big second-half push to take a 98-82 win over the Suns in the final day of the Guy Davis/Coca Cola Thanksgiving Classic. (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
Angelina College’s Trent Brinkley finishes off a dunk after his steal during Saturday’s game against Cedar Valley at Shands Gymnasium. (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
Corinthian Ramsey (0) of Angelina College drives past Cedar Valley’s Jordan Evans during Saturday’s game at Shands Gymnasium. The Roadrunners used a big second-half push to take a 98-82 win over the Suns in the final day of the Guy Davis/Coca Cola Thanksgiving Classic. (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
Corinthian Ramsey (0) of Angelina College drives past Cedar Valley’s Jordan Evans during Saturday’s game at Shands Gymnasium. (AC Press photo by DeShun Pham-Adams)
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