Monday, March 5, 2012

Prosser Lay-up Lifts Generals Over Lancers 61-60. Generals Finish Regular Season 24-6.

(Torrington, WY) – In a tale of two halves, the Sheridan College Generals overcame a 13 point halftime defecit in their final regular season game Saturday against the Eastern Wyoming Lancers. The Generals saw a 37-24 Lancer lead diminish as the Sheridan College defense held Eastern Wyoming scoreless for the first 7 minutes of the second half. A 13-0 run to start the half tied the game at 37-37 and it would remain close to the final seconds. Eastern Wyoming’s Slade Spoonhunter nailed a 3-point basket with 2.7 seconds remaining to give the Lancers a 60-59 lead. Lamont Prosser answered with a lay-up as time expired off a Robert Heyer full-court pass to give the Generals the final lead at 61-60. The victory finished the regular season for the Generals at 24-6.

Robert Heyer lead the Generals with 14 points and 7 rebounds on the evening. Prosser finished the night with 13 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists. R.J. Leverette finished the night with 11 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists. Wayne Bradford also finished in double-figures with 10 points for the Generals. The Sheridan College 2nd –half defensive efforts saw the Lancers shoot 22% from the field, and 26% from beyond the arc.

The Generals face the Lancers in the first round of the Region IX Tournament, this Saturday, March 10th at 1 PM in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

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