Bench Play Fuels Win over Bucs
Angelina College’s Roadrunners closed out their regular season at home on Saturday with a huge win over the Blinn College Buccaneers.
Next stop: The Region XIV Conference Tournament in Jacksonville.
AC’s bench played a pivotal role in the ‘Runners’ 71-56 win over the Bucs in the home finale at Shands Gymnasium. Edoardo Buffo hit for 17 points, going 3-for-4 from three-point range, 3-for-3 from the field and 2-for-2 from the free-throw line. Kevin Jamieson scored six points, with all three buckets occurring within a two-minute span to help AC extend its lead.
Caleb Johnson also scored 17 points, and Quandre Bullock notched a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Raeshaun Ambris added 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Facing a Buc team with a noticeable size advantage, the Roadrunners nevertheless beat the Bucs to the boards, finishing with a 43-23 rebounding advantage.
The win leaves AC’s regular-season record at 13-15, 9-10. The Roadrunners now await seeding for the conference tournament; AC will play on Tuesday’s opening day of the tourney, with opponent and time to be announced by Monday.
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