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Thomasson leads State Fair past Three Rivers

January 14, 2013

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Joe Thomasson scored a game-high 20 points, including nine of 10 from the free throw line to lead the State Fair Community College Roadrunners to an 88-72 Region 16 victory over rival

Three Rivers Community College Friday night at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center.

Thomasson made five of 10 shots from inside the three-point line, made one of three from beyond the arc, pulled down a team-high six rebounds, dished out five assists and made four steals. He is averaging 12.8 points per game.

The Roadrunners improved to 14-5 overall, 10-2 on their home floor and are 1-0 in Region XVI play.

Kenny Cherry added 17 points for the Roadrunners, had five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Dashawn Stitts tossed in 13 points and was four of six from three-point land. Ayo Ojo added 10 points and was 4-for-4 from the free throw line.

The Roadrunners made 27 of 38 from the charity stripe (71 percent) in the game. For the season SFCC is making 69.8 percent from the line.

The Raiders made 25 of 35 from the line in the game (71 percent). Three Rivers out-rebounded the Roadrunners 38-27.

The game was tied 30-30 at the half and the Roadrunners put 58 points on the board in the second half. SFCC led by as many as 17 at 56-39 in the second half. There were five lead changes and the game was tied four times.

Ibrahim Djambo led Three Rivers with 16 points. Jalen Lacy added 14, Jordan McGowan 11 and Brandon Strickland 10.

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