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Fighting Knights Shooting Too Much for Tars

Jakobi Bonner
Jakobi Bonner

WINTER PARK, Fla. (December 1, 2018) – Lynn caught absolute fire from outside Saturday as Rollins took a second-straight loss, falling to the Fighting Knights 90-80.

The Tars drop to 5-2 overall and 0-2 in Sunshine State Conference play while Lynn stays atop the league standings at 6-0, 2-0 SSC.

Jakobi Bonner led the Tars with 24 points, shooting 9-of-12 from the field and 5-of-10 at the stripe. Eric Castaneda added 14 points off the bench behind a 10-of-11 performance at the free throw line. Daniel Loh added 13 points and seven rebounds. Connor Mckim and Pakrer Davis scored 12 and 10, respectively.

Brandon Bornelus and Darious Moore combined to hit 12 of Lynn's 17 three points to spark the Fighting Knights offense. Bornelus tallied 24 points and eight rebounds while Moore scored 22 off the bench. Michael Baez tallied 13 points and five rebounds.

Rollins shot 49 percent while Lynn was 50 percent from the field, including 17-of-33 from deep. The Tars were beat on the glass 41-28, 14-6 on the offensive end.

The Tars led 19-4 in the early going only to see Lynn come back put the hosts down 43-35 at the break. Rollins posted a comeback of their own and led by three midway through the second before another Lynn barrage put the game out of reach.

After two straight losses to start the conference season, Rollins gets out of SSC play on Wednesday, December 5, hosting Warner at 7 p.m. Fans can watch the action live on the Tars Sports Network and listen locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.