McDaniel rolls to 57-44 win over Swarthmore

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Kevin Henry (Potomac, Md./Bullis School) and Louis Sarris-Grau (Huntington Valley, Pa./Lower Moreland) each recorded 13 points to lead McDaniel to a 57-44 victory over Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action on Wednesday.

            The Green Terror (15-5, 9-3 CC) used a 13-2 run over the final 7:24 of the first half to build a 29-17 halftime advantage en route to its 15th win of the season – one shy of the program record.
            Raul Ordonez tallied 15 points to lead the Garnet (1-18, 0-13 CC), who also got 10 points from Michael Giannangeli.
            Baskets from three different Swarthmore players helped the Garnet open a 6-2 advantage 3:25 into the game but a Miguel Jones (Baltimore, Md./North County) 3-pointer closed the McDaniel deficit to one.
            A Henry 3-pointer gave the Green Terror a 12-10 lead at the 14:33 mark – an advantage the squad would not relinquish.
            After a Matt Allen triple sliced the deficit to 16-15 but a Josh McKay (Baltimore, Md./Eastern Tech) layup sparked the 13-2 run to the break.
            A Henry 3-pointer stretched the lead to as many as 19 at 51-32 with 6:18 to play in the game.
            Chad Arrington (Randallstown, Md./Randallstown) led McDaniel on the glass with eight rebounds while Sarris-Grau grabbed seven. Arrington dished out a team-high three assists. Sarris-Grau had four blocks and three steals.
            The Green Terror, who remained a game out of first place after Franklin & Marshall defeated Johns Hopkins, returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Game time is 3 p.m.