2nd Annual Men's Soccer Senior All Star Invite
Sunday, December 8, 2013
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The PC Women scored early and often on Wednesday night as they crushed visiting Black Hawk College of Moline 99-41. PC had six players in double figures as they built a 57-16 lead at the break and cruised to their third straight win.
Hannah Wascher had a game high 18 points and 10 rebounds as she scored 10 of the Cobras first 12 points of the game. Kewanee Garrett added 17 points, Erin Kelley had 14 points and 5 steals, and Jerica Hawkins added 10 points and 5 rebounds for the victorious Cobras. Chelsea Cross came off the bench to score 11 points as did Jocie Klocke who had 11 points, 6 steals, and 5 boards.
The Cobras out shot the Braves 56% to 27% while out rebounding their guests 47-27. The Cobras had a season high 30 steals as the Braves turned the ball over 37 times in the contest. The win moves PC to (5-3) while BHC drops to (1-5). Next up for the Cobras is a 7:00 home game on Saturday night against the Millikin University JV. Men’s Basketball
The Cobras pulled away late as they knocked off Prairie State 88-78 to win their sixth straight game of the season. The Cobras pounded the ball inside, resulting in 28 second half free throw attempts, to finally take control and win the contest. Torian Pearson hit six of those free throws down the stretch to help keep the Pioneers at bay. Shane Seniour led the way for PC with a double-double scoring 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Fellow sophomore Nate Tidwell added 18, while Pearson finished with 12 for the winning Cobras. Pr. State was led by the impressive duo of Joe Hughes and Sherman Carter. Hughes had a double-double of his own with 27 points and 13 boards while Carter tossed in 24.
The victory moves PC, which received votes in this week's poll, to (6-3) ahead of a Saturday evening showdown with the new #1 team in the land, South Suburban (8-1). Parkland defeated previous #1 Rend Lake earlier this season and will get the rare chance to knock a new top-ranked team on Saturday. The game is part of the four-team NJCAA Bracketbuster doubleheader between Region 4 and Region 24. John Wood (5-5) will take on #12 Triton (8-1) at 3:00 at Parkland with the PC-So. Sub game to follow at 5. The Cobra Women will round out the triple header with a 7:00 game against the Millikin JV.
Cobra sophomore Shane Seniour was named the NJCAA D-2 Men's Basketball Player of the Week (November 18-24) for his outstanding performance against pre-season #1 and defending National Champion Rend Lake. The 6'7" forward/center from Castle HS in Newburgh Indiana dropped 23 points on the Warriors while also grabbing 20 rebounds. Seniour knocked down 10-15 shots including 2 of 4 from three-point range in leading the Cobras to a 67-65 win. The previous week, Seniour drained a fade away shot at the buzzer to beat Lincoln Trail 51-49.
For the season, he is leading the team averaging 14.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. PC (5-3) is off until December 3 when they travel to Prairie State.
Parkland shot 53% from the field and 62% from inside the arc, as they pulled away from the visiting Lindenwood JV 96-80 on Monday night in Champaign. Thirteen different players scored for the Cobras who won their 5th straight game in improving to (5-3) on the season.
The Cobras knocked down seven three's in the first half but could not pull away from the Lynx who drilled 6 of 9 from behind the arc themselves, to keep the game close, as PC led just 45-40 at the break. In the second half, PC would build the lead up to 15 at 70-55 with 9:08 remaining but Lindenwood had one last run in them as they would outscore the Cobras 10-1 to cut the margin to 71-65 with 7:15 to go.
From there, the Cobras depth came into play as Torian Pearson would get back to back buckets to start a 10-4 run and pull away for the win. Parkland's bench outscored the Lindenwood substitutes 54-20 in the contest. PC also had 19 assists while committing just six turnovers on the night.
Four Cobras finished in double figures as Travis Hardcastle led the way with 14 points, Lance Magee added 12 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds, Michael Maras saw his first action of the season after battling injuries to score 11, and Nate Tidwell had a strong second half to score 10 points and grab 6 boards. Lindenwood's Kevin Lamb led all scorers with 25 points while Zach Lochhead had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Parkland will be off until December 3rd when they travel to Prairie State for a 7:00 contest.