Late 3-pointer sinks Red Hawks in 92-90 loss to Titans

Late 3-pointer sinks Red Hawks in 92-90 loss to Titans

JAMESTOWN, N.C. — Giving up a 3-pointer in the game's final 10 seconds, the Catawba Valley Community College men's basketball team dropped a difficult 92-90 Region 10 contest to host Guilford Tech on Wednesday night at the Mary Perry Ragsdale YMCA.

Sophomore guard Mac Hughes made the game-winning shot, lifting the Titans (9-3, 4-2 in Region 10) to the conference victory. Guilford Tech made 13 3-pointers in the contest, including a team-high six by Hughes.

Freshman John Bean paced CVCC (9-6, 4-4 in Region 10) with a career-high 18 points, including five made 3-pointers.

Tony Hauser (16 points) and Cam Walden (12 points) also helped lead the charge on offense for the Red Hawks, who were without a couple of key players in sophomore forward Sal-Bey Young and freshman guard Charles Bryson due to injury.

Catawba Valley trailed Guilford Tech 50-42 at halftime, but worked its way back to gain a 87-85 lead with just one minute, 50 seconds remaining in the contest.

Both teams traded the lead back and forth during the game's closing minutes before Hughes' shot in the final seconds lifted the Titans to the two-point win.

The CVCC men's basketball team will attempt to return to the win column on Saturday when they host conference opponent Fayetteville Tech at the Tarlton Complex.

Tip of between the Red Hawks and Titans is set for 3 p.m. Admission is free.