South Portland - This afternoon the Seawolves avenged a previous loss to the UMaine-Machias Clippers in a big way, defeating the Clippers by a 34 point margin, 94-60. The Seawolves forced the Clippers into 24 turnovers and held UMM to just 38% shooting and 23% from behind the arc while the Seawolves shot an impressive 59% from downtown going 13-22 for the game.
Coming off the bench to lead all scorers was Seawolves' guard Jordan DeRosby (Waterville, ME) who shot a near perfect 6-7 from the floor, including 4-5 from the three point line. Point guard Jose Nouchanthavong (Westbrook, ME) chalked up an impressive stat line with 14 points, eight assists and six rebounds. And teammates Tong Akot (Manchester, NH) and Atencio Martin (Kittery, ME) each netted 10 points and Akot grabbed a team high 10 rebounds.
The defensive intensity by the Seawolves only allowed two Clipper players to put up double digit offense, Elvis Nunez came off the bench to score a team best 12 points and Brian Getchell dropped in 10.
With this win the Seawolves secured the second seed for postseason conference play and improve to 20-6 overall and 13-2 in YSCC play. The Seawolves will look to repeat this afternoon's performance on Wednesday February 12th when the travel to Auburn to battle conference rival Central Maine Community College at 8pm.
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