LMC opens with victory

By Staff
The Lake Michigan College men's basketball team opened its season Monday night with a 79-70 victory over the Bethel College (Ind.) junior varsity team.
Former Niles High School standouts Corey Thacker, Adam Shepherdson and Desmond Favors contributed to the Indians' victory. Thacker led LMC with 13 points and five rebounds. Shepherdson added 11 points and four assists while Favors scored five points and also dished off four assists.
Cassopolis High School products Joe Alford, Anthony Curry and Derrick Outlaw also helped the Indians. Alford scored eight points while Curry and Outlaw each added two. Curry also pulled down six rebounds.
Kyle Wright led Bethel with 13 points including four 3-pointers.
LMC…….79
Bethel….70
LMC: Anthony Curry 1 0-0 2, Isley West 4 1-4 9, Kyle Flancbaum 3 0-2 7, Joe Alford 3 2-4 8, Adam Shepherdson 4 1-3 11, Aaron Hoddinott 1 2-2 4, Mike Busby 3 1-2 7, Desmond Favors 2 0-0 5, Ricardo Horton 0 0-0 0, Corey Thacker 6 1-2 13, Desmond Webb 0 2-4 2, Troy Dixon 3 3-6 9, Derrick Outlaw 1 0-0 2, Luke Whitman 0 0-0 0. Totals: 31 13-29 79
Bethel: Andrew Woodrich 1 0-0 2, Kyle Wright 4 1-2 13, Robbie Lightfoot 3 0-0 8, Adam Cramer 2 0-4 4, Derek Harmon 2 6-6 11, Jon Jones 3 0-2 6, Jason Williamson 3 1-2 7, Brent Hostetler 1 1-2 4, Scott O'Brien 0 0-0 0, Kyle Kixmiller 2 0-0 5, Sam McDaniel 3 4-4 10. Totals: 24 13-22 70
Halftime score: LMC 40, Bethel 26
3-point shooting: LMC 4 (Shepherdson 2, Favors, Flancbaum), Bethel 9 (Wright 4, Lightfoot 2, Harmon, Hostetler, Kixmiller). Team fouls (fouled out): LMC 16 (none), Bethel 16 (Jones)

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