Big nights from Dalton Myers and Jared Wagner helped the No. 7 York College men’s basketball team score a 75-62 road victory against Penn State Harrisburg on Thursday.
Myers led all scorers with a game-high 22 points and Wagner, a Central York graduate, added 21 more. Wagner also added four steals, three assists and rebound to his stat line, while Myers tacked on three rebounds.
One area of strength for the Spartans was the free throw line. York made 25 of 27 attempts. The hosts only hit 13 of 22 tries. Wagner went 11 of 13 from the line.
The Spartans also held PSU Harrisburg to 3-of-19 shooting from beyond the arc.
Northeastern High School graduate Brandon Coleman led PSU Harrisburg with a team-high 15 points.
The win improved the Spartans to 20-2 on the season and takes their Capital Athletic Conference mark to 13-2. York still holds a two-game lead in the conference standings over second-place trio of Christopher Newport, Mary Washington and Salisbury.
York College women also take down PSU Harrisburg: A big third-quarter performance and a career night from Sam Mocniak helped the Spartans' women's team take down the host Lions, 71-60.
Mocniak posted her first career double-double by recording career-highs in points, scoring a game-high 24, and grabbing 12 rebounds. Mocniak also knocked down six shots from beyond the arc.
Dallastown grad Debria Hendricks was second on the Spartans in scoring, adding 12 points off the bench. Hendricks’ total was one off her career high.
The Spartans outscored their opposition 24-9 in the third quarter, turning a trim 36-34 halftime lead into a safe 60-43 margin heading into the final quarter.
The win moves York to 15-7 overall and keeps them in a tie for third place in the CAC at 11-4.