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Rapoza Finishes with 18 in Men's Basketball Loss to Colby-Sawyer

Rapoza Finishes with 18 in Men's Basketball Loss to Colby-Sawyer

PAXTON, Mass: 80-86 was the final of this afternoons Anna Maria Men's Basketball game as they were unable to defeat Colby-Sawyer in conference action in the Fuller Center.


Early on in the game the Chargers (8-6, 2-0 GNAC) and the AMCATS (5-11, 1-2 GNAC) traded back and forth with 3-point shots. There were twelve made in the first half combined, with Colby-Sawyer having a slight advantage being up 46-40 going into the locker room. Chargers Center Dana Bean would also hit the 1000-point mark in the first half making him the 20th to do so in school history.  


In the second half the Chargers would continue shooting the ball at a high percentage, going 59.3% from the floor. Anna Maria was able to match them point for point in the half, but the 6-point lead from the first period made the difference at the final buzzer for Colby-Sawyer, giving them the 86-80 victory over the AMCATS.  


Top Performers for the Chargers


Dana Bean: 22 points (game high), 1 steal, 1 assist, and 8 rebounds,

Jourdain Bell: 18 points, 2 steals, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds,

Patrick Coffey: 17 points, 2 steals, 4 assists, and 2 rebounds.     


Top Performers for the AMCATS


Mike Rapoza (Charlton, Mass.): 18 points, 2 blocks, 2 steals, 3 assists, and 14 rebounds,

Bobby Perette (Marshfield, Mass.) 13 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds,

Anthony Buckley (Haverhill, Mass.): 12 points, 2 assists, and 4 rebounds,

Ralph Grasso Jr. (Marlborough, Mass.): 12 points, 3 assists, and 2 rebounds.


Inside the Numbers


Shooting Percentage: AMC 41.2%, CSC 55.7%,

3-Point Percentage: AMC 25.7%, CSC 43.5%,

Free Throw Percentage: AMC 83.3%, CSC 80%,

Rebounds: AMC 35, CSC 35,

Assists: AMC 23, CSC 22,

Steals: AMC 7, CSC 10,

Turnovers: AMC 14, CSC 17.


Up Next


Colby-Sawyer will be back on the floor this Thursday at 7 PM as they take on Regis College for another

Conference contest.


Anna Maria will also be back this Thursday at home as they will go against GNAC opponent Suffolk

University, with action starting at 5 PM.