Edison State hoop teams sweep Lorain County


LORAIN — The Edison State Community College basketball teams are scheduled to travel to Miami University-Middletown Wednesday.

The Chargers are coming off a sweep of Lorain County Saturday.


Edison State 91,

Lorain County 86

Jesse Dixon had a career game to lead the Edison State men to victory.

The Chargers, 10-11 overall and 3-7 in the OCCAC, trailed 45-44 at halftime before picking up the road win.

Dixon scored 39 points, hitting 14 of 18 shots from the floor, including six of seven from 3-point range. He also converted five of seven free throws, had eight rebounds and blocked two shots.

Caleb Iheukwu also had a big game with 17 points, 16 rebounds and four assists and Devonte Curry had 12 rebounds and three assists.

Jaydon Litten added 11 points, Montana Cotrell had six points and four assists and Isaac Phillips pulled down six rebounds.

Edison State was 31 of 66 from the floor for 47 percent, including 12 of 28 from 3-point range for 43 percent. The Chargers converted 17 of 23 free throws for 74 percent.

Lorain County was 33 of 71 from the floor for 47 percent, including four of 19 from long range for 21 percent.

The Commodores converted 12 of 26 free throws for 62 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 42-39, but had 18 turnovers to LCCC’s 11.


Edison State 102,

Lorain County 26

The Lady Chargers improved to 14-6 overall and 5-3 in the OCCAC with an easy win.

Edison led 21-7, 46-8 and 78-13 at the quarter breaks.

Taj Pewett had a big game off the bench with 27 points and 12 rebounds.

Matea Bartel had 16 points and 18 rebounds and Rori Hunley had 13 points and six rebounds.

Ella Hoehne had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists and Madalynn Hughes had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Paxton Hunley had seven points and three steals, Makenzee Maschino had six points, nine rebounds and four assists, Raegan Beverly had five points, five rebounds and four assists and Dana Evans had five rebounds and five assists.

Edison State was 46 of 97 from the floor for 47 percent, including two of 14 from 3-point range for 14 percent.

The Chargers made eight of 10 free throws for 80 percent.

Lorain County was seven of 47 from the floor for 15 percent, including two of 18 from long range for 11 percent.

LCCC converted 10 of 16 free throws for 63 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 73-24 and had nine turnovers to the Commodores 21.

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