Hirsh Posts Double-Double, Men's Basketball Falls to Centre 84-61

Hirsh Posts Double-Double, Men's Basketball Falls to Centre 84-61

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Elijah Hirsh added yet another double-double on the night, but the Berry College men's basketball team fell to the hot-handed Centre Colonels 84-61 on Friday night.

Centre had six players in double-figures and hit 12 total three-pointers to improve to 8-6 overall and 3-1 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA). Berry fell to 5-10 and 0-4 in league play.

Hirsh finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the contest, leading both Berry's offense and defense on the night. Myles Moore and Caleb Johnson each finished with double-digit points as well, adding 14 and 12 points, respectively. 

As a team, Berry shot 36.9-percent (24-for-65) to Centre's 52.5-percent (12-for-26). The Vikings led the game in rebounds (39-33), while the Colonels led the contest in assists (18-9). 

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Elijah Hirsh: 14 PTS, 6-for-12 FG, 2-for-2 FT, 12 REB, 2 AST
  • Myles Moore: 14 PTS, 6-for-12 FG, 2-for-2 FT, 2 STL
  • Caleb Johnson: 12 PTS, 3-for-6 FG, 2-for-3 3PT, 3-for-4 FG, 3 REB

CENTRE STANDOUTS:

  • Art Walker: 15 PTS, 6-for-10 FG, 3-for-7 3PT, 3 REB
  • Tucker Sine: 14 PTS, 4-for-8 FG, 2-for-6 3PT, 4-for-4 FT, 4 REB, 3 STL
  • Perry Ayers: 13 PTS, 4-for-9 FG, 1-for-2 3PT, 4-for-4 FT, 5 REB, 3 STL
  • Dawson Crump: 13 PTS, 4-for-6 FG, 3-for-4 3PT, 2-for-2 FT, 2 STL

NOTABLES:

  • With the loss, Berry falls to 5-10 overall and 1-4 in the Southern Athletic Association.
  • Centre improves to 8-6 and 3-1.

UP NEXT:

  • Berry will take on Sewanee in their next game on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.