Pineville comes up short against Berea, 70-63
Published 12:27 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2017
An impressive night for Pineville’s Clay Goodin wasn’t enough when the Mountain Lions traveled to Berea on Monday. After picking up a win over the weekend, Pineville dropped a 70-63 loss to the Pirates.
In a losing effort, the Lions put up the most points they have scored all season. Goodin was at the forefront of that effort finishing the game with a team-high 14 points while shooting 50 percent from the field. He also brought down a team-high six rebounds.
Josh Lawson added 12 points to the scoreboard while also shooting the ball at a 50 percent clip. Ben Goodin was perfect from the field en route to a 10-point outing. He went 4-for-8 from the charity stripe.
On the opposite end of the floor, Berea was led by the duo of David Gadd and Triston Duckworth. Gadd shot 54.5 percent from the field on his way to a game-high 19 points. He also tallied eight rebounds on the night.
Duckworth ended the game with 16 points, while Tylen Hall chipped in 13 points. Whaylen Connor added nine points to go along with his team-best 10 rebounds.
Pineville (2-4) continues its stretch of road games when they travel to Williamsburg (3-1) at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
Berea (5-1) will battle Evangel Christian (0-3) on Saturday in the opening round of the Berea Invitational.
Berea (70): Triston Duckworth 16, David Gadd 19, Tylen Hall 13, Zane Brown 2, Whaylen Connor 9, Jaylen Dorsey 3, Ben West 8.
Pineville (63): Clay Goodin 14, Josh Lawson 12, Ben Goodin 10, Braxton Caldwell 3, Hayden Callebs 8, Landon Couch 2, Marcus Estep 5, Matt Golden 2, Brendan King 4, Chris Saylor 3.
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