The Lamar State College-Port Arthur men’s basketball team will be back
in the Carl Parker Center this Wednesday for 7 p.m. conference game
with Richland College.
The Seahawks are 8-10 overall and 1-2 in Metro Athletic Conference
play after losing, 87-76, this past Saturday in Dallas to Brookhaven
College, the No. 2-ranked Division III team in the nation.
The win moved the Bears to 4-0 in conference play and 18-1 overall.
Lamar State’s offense was led by sophomores – forward Sam Stelly with
22 points and guard Noah Cole with 21.
Sophomore forward George Willamson added 11 points before becoming the
first of three Seahawks to foul out of the contest.
Stelly and sophomore forward and leading rebounder Cody Guidry (8)
joined him on the bench as the game progressed.
Richland (10-9, 1-2) is coming off a 65-62 home conference loss to
Cedar Valley College.
The Thunderducks lead all MAC teams this year in defense, holding
opponents 68.18 points per game.
Three Metro Conference teams are in the Top 10 offenses in the nation
– No. 1 Brookhaven (107.842 ppg), No. 4 Eastfield (96.2 ppg) and No. 5
Lamar State (90.938 ppg).
Lamar State will be on the road for the next two conference games –
Saturday at North Lake College in Irving and next Wednesday at Mountain
View College in Dallas.
The Seahawks return to the Parker Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, for a
conference rematch with Cedar Valley College.