Saints Extend Winning Streak to 5

Saints Extend Winning Streak to 5

North East, PA- Xavier Sewell scored 21 points and Johnell Free added 17 as the Mercyhurst North East Saints (9-3) defeated the Community College of Beaver County (3-8) 84-75. 

Tied at 9-9 at the 13:45 mark, Shamar Jeffrey sparked the Saints offense scoring 6 of his 11 points during a 17-6 run to help give the Saints a 26-15 lead. The Saints lead continued to grow, leading by 19 points at one point, however; the Titans fought back and went in halftime down 40-29. 

The Titans opened up the second half with back-to-back dunks helping cut the lead to 7 and generate momentum that eventually tied the game up at 58-58. Mercyhurst stayed composed and executed down the stretch finishing the game on a 15-5 run giving the Saints their 9th victory of the season. 

Justin Vaughan (11), Gerrell Williams (10), and Shequon Lindsey (10) contributed double digit scoring for the Saints. 

Ryan Skovranko paced the Titans with 19 points respectively. 

Next up the Saints will host Butler County Community College at Liguori Field House for a 7 PM tip where the Saints look to extend their winning streak to 6 games.