Register Staff Reports
The Mountaineers extended their winning streak to six games with an easy win over Ohio University-Lancaster Saturday at the Seabury Center.
Six players reached double figures in scoring as Berea College picked up the 107-36 win. Former Madison Southern standout Aaron Ponder finished with a team-high 18 points and added 10 rebounds and six assists.
The Mountaineers hit 14 three pointers and shot 53 percent from the field for the game.
Trent Maddox had 17 points, Ryan Schnellenberger and Dominique Garmon each had 15 points, Tevin Webster had 12 points and Lathan Bennett added 10 points and four assists.
Berea out-rebounded OU-Lancaster 54-25 and forced 23 turnovers. The Mountaineers led 49-17 at halftime and held OU-Lancaster to 25 percent shooting (13-of-52).
During their six-game winning streak, the Mountaineers have averaged 102 points a game and have scored more than 100 points four times.
Berea is set to return to action Nov. 26 at Milligan College.
ethel 65, Berea College 39
The Lady Mountaineers suffered a fourth-straight loss Saturday, falling to Bethel College, 65-39, at Seabury Center.
The loss was the fourth-straight for Berea College (1-4).
Anna Loveless had a team-high eight points and Kaitlynne Smith added seven points.
Berea College shot just 32 percent and was two-of-19 from three-point range. The Lady Mountaineers were also just seven-of-13 from the free throw line.
Mikola Burks added five points and Erika Parks finished with four points.
Berea is set to return to action Tuesday at Midway College.