PLYMOUTH, INDIANA –The Ancilla Chargers put up a tough defensive stance late in the game on Saturday to shut down Kellogg Community College in Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Western Conference play.The Chargers celebrated Sophomore Day with a 78-73 home victory over the Bruins.
Ancilla (11-14, 5-10 MCCAA West) was down 69-68 with five minutes to go in the game when the Chargers defense kicked into high gear. The Chargers allowed the Bruins to score just four points in the final five minutes of the game, while scoring 10 points of their own, to close out the game with a win. With the triumph, Ancilla currently sits in sixth place in the MCCAA Western Conference and has clinched a spotin the NJCAA District 8 Tournament, which starts next Tuesday.
Ancilla was led by Joby Renbarger who had 32 points and 17 rebounds followed by Marc Constable who added 19 points and 7 rebounds.
Head coach Greg Neeley said he was very pleased with his team's performance. "It was great to a get a good team win for our sophomores. We made some big plays late and got winning contributions from every guy that dressed."
The Chargers will round out their regular season play with a road game against Glen Oaks Community College on Wednesday. Tip off for the game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.