EARLHAM BASKETBALL ROUND-UP
January 17, 2013Richmond High School
DEFIANCE, Ohio — The Earlham College women's basketball team had four players in
double figures on Wednesday against Defiance College as the Quakers fell 66-57.
Emily Sells and Kasin Spay topped the Quakers with 11 points and three assists each
in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference affair.
JaLissa Watt and Kiara Scott scored 10 points apiece. Watt also had four assists.
Jazmynne Cunningham led the Quakers with six rebounds and Raven Bryant-Williams
added five rebounds.
Karmell Brown gave the Quakers an early 8-2 advantage when scored at 16:19 of the
Defiance (10-6, 7-2) scored the next seven points to go on top 9-8 by the 14:23 mark.
The game was tied twice before the Yellow Jackets led 25-22 with 4:59 left.
Scott scored to tie the contest at 25-25 as part of a 10-point run for the Quakers
to end the half as they led 32-25 by intermission.
In the second half, Sells began the frame with a 3-pointer to give Earlham a 35-25
lead with 19:22 to go.
The Yellow Jackets responded with a 13-2 run to take a 38-37 lead with 14:06
Scott drilled a 3-pointer to put the Quakers in front 44-42 with 10:26 left.
Defiance then scored 10 points in a row to lead 52-44 with 6:34 on the clock. The
Yellow Jackets were able to maintain that advantage the rest of the way.
The Quakers (2-14, 1-8) return home on Saturday for a conference contest against
Franklin College. The HCAC game on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness
Center starts at 1 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team fell 92-66 on Wednesday
to Defiance College.
Dustin Rusk led the Quakers with 15 points and eight rebounds in the Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and
Blake Welch added 12 points. Jack O'Flaherty finished with nine points.
Tyler Lewers tossed in eight points as Vadial Jett handed out six assists.
The Quakers were able to work their way to an early 8-6 against the Yellow Jackets
However, after Rusk hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 10-10 with 14:53
left in the opening half, Defiance scored six straight points to take a 16-10 lead.
The Yellow Jackets were able to wide their margin to build a 41-28 lead by
In the second half, Defiance was able to maintain its distance from the Quakers as
the Yellow Jackets picked up the win.
Earlham (2-14, 1-8) remains at home on Saturday as they welcome conference foe
Franklin College to Schuckman Court at 3 p.m.