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Local roundup: Bison fall to Rider on the road by 20 points

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Dimencio Vaughn led six Rider players in double figures with 19 points, and the Broncs broke open a two-point game at the half by shooting 58% in the second half on the way to an 89-69 win over shorthanded Bucknell on Tuesday night.

Bruce Moore scored a career-high 20 points, Avi Toomer added 18, and Jimmy Sotos handed out 10 assists for the Bison.

Rider, the preseason No. 2 pick in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, shot 52.5% overall in its 2019-20 home opener and improved to 5-2 on the season.

Moore hit 12 of 14 from the free-throw line — both career highs — and hit the 20-point mark for the first time in his career. Andrew Funk just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds.

The Bison fell to 3-7.

Penn College lost to Clarks Summit, 77-51. Loyalsock grad Ben Sosa led the Wildcats with 12 points and had seven rebounds as well, tied with Carson Garvis for the team high.

Fred Young added 11 points and Elijah Vazquez scored 10.

The Wildcats trailed at the half, 41-28. Clarks Summit was led by Marcus Dixon (25 points) and Donovan McCrae (10).

Rider 89, Bucknell 69

BUCKNELL (3-7)

Moore 4-9 12-14 20, Rhodes 1-4 0-0 2, Funk 4-10 1-2 10, Sotos 1-8 0-0 2, Toomer 5-11 4-4 18, van der Heijden 0-0 0-0 0, Spear 2-3 1-4 5, Timmerman 3-5 0-1 7, Rice 2-4 0-0 5, Ellis 0-1 0-0 0, Robertson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-55 18-25 69.

RIDER (5-2)

Scott 6-10 2-4 14, Marshall 4-10 6-7 14, Ings 4-6 1-2 10, Jordan 4-14 5-6 14, Vaughn 8-11 2-2 19, Ogemuno-Johnson 1-1 2-2 4, Bladen 0-0 0-0 0, Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Nunez 4-7 2-3 14, Turner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-59 20-26 89.

Halftime–Rider 37-35. 3-Point Goals–Bucknell 7-20 (Toomer 4-5, Rice 1-2, Timmerman 1-2, Funk 1-4, Ellis 0-1, Rhodes 0-1, Sotos 0-5), Rider 7-17 (Nunez 4-6, Ings 1-2, Vaughn 1-2, Jordan 1-6, Scott 0-1). Fouled Out–Timmerman. Rebounds–Bucknell 29 (Funk 9), Rider 29 (Marshall 13). Assists–Bucknell 12 (Sotos 10), Rider 18 (Jordan 5). Total Fouls–Bucknell 19, Rider 17. A–1,403 (1,950).

Clarks Summit 77, PCT 51

PENN COLLEGE (2-5, 0-0 NEAC)

Ben Sosa 4-9 2-4 12; Fred Young 4-13 1-1 11; Elijah Vazquez 5-11 0-0 10; Ryan Lockman 2-5 0-0 4; Salim Wyche 0-3 0-0 0; Brady Baker 2-5 0-0 6; Carson Garvis 1-7 0-0 3; Will Sulesky 1-1 0-0 3; Momolu Dorley 1-1 0-0 2; Jesse White 0-0 0-0 0; Kalen Veres 0-3 0-0 0; Mason Bossert 0-2 0-0 0; Trey McCullough 0-0 0-0 0; Dangelo Hilton 0-1 0-0 0; Bryam Menendez 0-0 0-1 0; Corey Blackwell 0- 0-1 0; Frank Tuason 0-0 0-0 0; David Brown 0- 0-0 0; Anthony Deitrick 0- 0-0 0; John Saxe 0- 0-0 0. Totals 20-61 3-6 51.

CLARKS SUMMIT (2-7, 1-0 CSAC)

Marcus Dixon 8-12 7-9 25; Dnovan McCrae 3-4 4-6 10; Anthony Gathings 4-10 0-0 8; Reed Plantz 2-6 4-4 8; Prince Boykin 2-2 0-0 4; Gabe Lazarre 3-5 0-0 8; Kelvin Chest 2-7 0-2 5; Keith Hammonds 2-3 0-0 4; Garrett Plantz 1-3 1-2 3; Donald Miller 1-2 0-0 2; Aytor Alberto 0-5 0-0 0; Dennis Gray Jr. 0-1 0-1 0; Trice High 0-1 0-0 ; Brady Vareen 0-0 0-0 0; Michael McDowell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-61 16-24 77.

Halftime: Clarks Summit, 41-28. 3-point goals: PCT 8-26 (Sosa 2-4; Baker 2-4; Young 2-7; Sulesky 1-1; Garvis 1-2; Wyche 0-1; Lockman 0-1; HIlton 0-1; Vazquez 0-4), Clarks Summit 5-15 (Dixon 2-4; LAzarre 2-3; Chest 1-3; High 0-1; Gray Jr. 0-1). Fouled out: PCT-none; Clarks Summit-none. Rebounds: PCT 36 (Sosa 7, Garvis 7), Clarks Summit 34 (Gathings 10). Assists: PCT 5 (Dorley 3), Clarks Summit 13 (McCrae 3). Total fouls: PCT 17, Clarks Summit 15. Technical fouls: PCT-White; Clarks Summit-none. A: 100.

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