CHEYENNE, Wyoming – In the first half Laramie County Community College was led by David Appelgren (Stockholm, Sweden) who scored 12 points while shooting 4-for-7 but the Golden Eagles were unable to keep up the scoring in the second half falling to #16 Sheridan College 81-61. The Golden Eagles shot 24-of-64 from the field for 37.5 percent and 5-of-21 from the three-point line for 23.8 percent in the loss. A close first half saw both teams shoot 37.5 percent from field. In the second half, Sheridan College would pick it up shooting 66.7 percent from the field. Laramie County forced SC into 18 turnovers in the game and only turned it over 12 times themselves.
The Golden Eagles now sit 8-12 on the season and 1-3 in the Region IX North.
LCCC was led by Appelgren with 18 points, eight rebounds, five blocks and a steal. Tyrese Potoma (Regina, Canada) dropped 14 points, three assists, three rebounds and a steal. Stephane Manzi (Nyamirambo, Rwanda) scored 13 points and had seven rebounds. Daequan Spragion (Brooklyn, New York) had 10 points and eight assists.
Up next, they host Western Wyoming Community College for a Region IX North matchup Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m.