Orangeburg, N.Y. (2/16/19) The Goldey-Beacom College men's basketball team rallied from an 11 point deficit at the break to shoot 88.9% (8-9) from the three point arc in the second stanza to upend the Dominican College Chargers, 94-83, this afternoon in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game played on Coach Baxter Court in the Hennessy Center.
The score was tied 10-all in the first half when Dominican went on an 18-6 run to jump ahead, 28-16 with 10:15 left in the half. GBC cut the lead to five (36-31) with under four minutes to go, but DC closed out the half on a 14-8 run to head into the locker room with a 50-39 lead.
The Chargers scored the first basket of the second half on a trey from junior guard Daraja Rodwell (Baldwin, N.Y.) to increase the lead 53-39, but the Lightning would tie the score at 61-all and then go on a 13-6 run to gain a 74-67 lead with eight and a half minutes to play. DC would cut the lead to three points (81-79) with a little over four minutes left, but a GBC 13-2 run extended their lead to double-digits and they went on to the 94-83 victory.
Junior guard Jonathan Garcia (Springfield, Mass.) led five Chargers in double figures with a career high 22 points, eight rebounds and three steals.
Mahir Johnson was the scoring leader for the Lightning with 27 points.
Dominican (17-6, 12-3 CACC) will travel to Bloomfield College this coming Tuesday night in a CACC North Division showdown. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 pm