Cedarville Winning Streak Snapped by Battlers
By Josh Burris
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets had their six-game winning streak snapped Saturday against Alderson Broaddus. The Battlers defeated the Jackets 71-61.
The Battlers took advantage of the Jackets’ cold start to the game and did not look back. Cedarville (11-12, 3-5 G-MAC) had four turnovers in their first 11 possessions, which lead to a 10-0 lead for the Battlers.
Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said his team’s poor start cost them the game.
“We lost that game in the ...
Lady Jackets Win Fifth Straight
By Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets extended their winning streak to five games with a 68-51 win over Alderson Broaddus on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Jackets won in front of a large crowd that was boosted by visitors for Alumni Night and Lil’ Sibs Weekend.
Cedarville head coach Kari Hoffman enjoyed having a substantial crowd to see the Lady Jackets win.
“It was a really fun environment to play in,” Hoffman said. “It reminded me of the old days of Cedarville basketball...
Faubion Lifts Cedarville over Davis & Elkins
by Josh Burris
Cedarville defeated Davis & Elkins Thursday night 72-70 on a game-winning shot by J.C. Faubion.
Faubion made a midrange jump shot with 5.5 seconds left to break the tie with the Senators. Davis & Elkins got one more shot off before the final buzzer, but missed it.
Cedarville (11-11) lost their last four games to Davis & Elkins. The win extends their winning streak to six games and improved their conference record to 3-4.
Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said he ...
Lady Jackets Pull Away Late
The Cedarville Lady Jackets picked up a pivotal conference win over the Davis & Elkins Senators on Thursday evening, 80-73. Four Cedarville starters scored in double figures, including two with at least 20 points.
Breanne Watterworth was the Lady Jackets’ leading scorer with 21 points. Regina Hochstetler scored 20 points.
Baylee Bennett scored 16 points and added seven assists. Bennett said the win was huge as the team enters the final month of the regular season.
“This is ...
Jackets Blow Out Malone
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets walloped the Malone Pioneers on Thursday night 76-51. Cedarville shot the ball exceptionally well, as they converted on 50 percent of their attempts.
Four players finished in double figures for the Yellow Jackets. Patrick Bain led the way with 19 points. Bain also led the team in rebounds with eight.
J.C. Faubion shot eight for 12 from the field and scored 17 points. The senior also dished out five assists. Kwenton Scott continued his stellar string of ...
Jackets Victorious over Central State
Cedarville defeated Central State Tuesday night 98-72 to extend their winning streak to three games.
Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said a big key to their win streak is their defense.
“In our stretch when we lost seven games in a row we weren’t defending very well,” Estepp said. “We needed to become a team whose defense lead to their offense and I think that’s starting to be who we have been the last three games.”
The Jackets’ offense was at its best against the Maraud...
Lady Jackets Comes Up Short Against Ursuline
The Lady Jackets fought hard against their conference-rival Ursuline Saturday afternoon, but came up just short in the final seconds in a 70-68 loss.
Cedarville (9-8) had the ball with 21 seconds left down one point, but couldn't make the go-ahead basket.
Baylee Bennett lead the Jackets’ scoring with 29 points and shot 7-11 from the three-point line. Kaitlyn Holm added 14 points and eight rebounds. Taylor Buckley also added five points and ten rebounds off the bench. Cedarville ...
Strong Second Half Leads to Lady Jacket Victory
The Cedarville Lady Jackets ended the Malone Pioneers’ eight-game winning streak with a 73-61 win on Thursday evening. Baylee Bennett and Breanne Watterworth scored 20 points each in the game.
Regina Hochstetler also shot 10-10 from the charity stripe, and improved her chances of setting the school record for free throw percentage in a season. The junior now sits at 92 percent on the year, which is five percent better than the current record holder.
After a tough loss at Davis & ...
Cedarville Crushes Salem International
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets crushed the Salem International Tigers 89-61 on Thursday night. Cedarville shot 51 percent from the field, good for their third-best shooting performance of the season.
J.C. Faubion scored 17 points and pulled down 10 boards. The senior also distributed the ball well, dishing out seven assists. Kwenton Scott also contributed 17 points, all of which came in the second half.In addition, Scott grabbed seven rebounds in the contest.
Scott said the great ...
Higher Standards Draw Bennett
The Cedarville women’s basketball team added a new face to the starting lineup this season. Sophomore transfer student Baylee Bennett joined the team this season and became the starting point guard after Abby Wolford went down with an injury.
“When we heard that she’d be interested in transferring, we were really excited about bringing her onto our squad,” said Kari Hoffman, Cedarville’s women’s basketball coach.
Bennett played basketball at Cincinnati Christian University last ...