MONT ALTO, PA- With a minute and sixteen seconds left to play in the game, Penn State Mont Alto guard Quintyn Flemister drained his third three of the game to break a 57-57 tie and lead his team to their 14th conference win of the season over Penn State Shenango, 65-61. In a contest that no lead throughout the game was more than seven points Penn State Shenango made a valiant effort for forty minutes to come up just short at the end.
The loss drops Penn State Shenango to 10-6 in the conference now tied for the third spot in the division with Penn State Beaver, after their win this afternoon versus Penn State Schuylkill, and also one game a piece in head to head competition. Penn State Greater Allegheny won this afternoon as well besting New Kensington to up their conference record to 12-5. Penn State Shenango travels to play a pivotal game versus Greater Allegheny this Tuesday night before returning home next weekend to finish out the regular season against Penn State Brandywine on Friday night and Lehigh Valley on Saturday afternoon.
Gannon Murray led the way once again for Penn State Shenango this afternoon canning 22 points to go with 8 boards and 5 assists. Russell Gariepy added 15. Larry Ransom, Jr. added to his conference leading rebounding numbers with 15 on the day while also adding 11 points.
Mont Alto enjoyed a balanced scoring effort with Quintyn Flemister (12), John Teague (12), Jalen Smith (11), and Kevin Holston (10) all scoring in double figures.
UPDATED PSUAC WEST STANDINGS
|School||GP||Record||Win %||GP||Record||Win %|
|Penn State Mont Alto||17||14-3||0.824||23||17-6||0.739|
|Penn State Greater Allegheny||17||12-5||0.706||21||15-6||0.714|
|Penn State Beaver||16||10-6||0.625||22||14-8||0.636|
|Penn State Shenango||16||10-6||0.625||22||11-11||0.500|
|Penn State Fayette||18||10-8||0.556||24||10-14||0.417|
|Penn State New Kensington||15||3-12||0.200||21||7-14||0.333|
|Penn State Du Bois||16||0-16||0.000||22||4-18||0.182|