Missiles shoot down Bulldogs
The Milledgeville Missiles struggled without four starters in the first quarter Saturday night, but they more than made up for it later on in a 72-69 victory over the Aquin Bulldogs.
After trailing 29-10 after the opening 8 minutes, the Missiles (16-4, 6-3 NUIC East) fired on all cylinders the rest of the way. They outscored the Bulldogs (18-4, 8-1) 44-23 in the next two quarters to take a 54-52 lead heading into the fourth, then held on down the stretch.
Caleb Skoog hit six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points for Milledgeville, while Blake Kappes, Jordan Harris and Lucas Ebersole each scored 12. Harris dished four assists, Kappes had four rebounds and two steals, and Kameron DawTyne chipped in six points, eight assists and five rebounds.
Aiden Chang hit five 3s and scored 20 points, and Micah Stovall had 18 for Aquin, which saw its 31-game conference win streak snapped.