Warriors' big Homecoming win over Wabash clinches first GRAC title at RLC since 1991
February 20, 2013
INA, Ill. (Feb. 20, 2013) – The Rend Lake College Warriors really gave its Homecoming fans something to cheer about Wednesday night at Waugh Gymnasium.
Up 52-21 at the half, the Warriors stayed intense in the second half and logged a 98-72 win over Wabash Valley College. The win secures Rend Lake its first Great Rivers Athletic Conference title in more than 20 years.
RLC big men Noel Allen (Guttenburg, N.J.) and Bronson Verhines (Woodlawn) shared high-point honors for their team with 17 each. Rend Lake again had 12 players contribute points, showing what great depth the team has this season. Cortez Macklin (Louisville, Ky.) finished with 12 points, Jeril Taylor (Louisville, Ky.) had 11 and Corey Ayala (Metropolis) put up 10. Dawson Verhines (Woodlawn) scored eight, Stephon Bryant (Louisville, Ky.) had seven, and Trice Whaley (Jeffersonville, Ind.) and Montez Williams (East St. Louis) each had five. Montez Buford (Louisville, Ky.) scored three points, Jesse Smith (Campbell Hill) had two and Dennis Froemling (Campbell Hill) had one point.