LIVONIA, MI — The Edison State Community College basketball teams split games with Schoolcraft Saturday, before sweeping Cedarville JVs at home Monday night.
Edison will play at Clark State Wednesday.
The Edison men dropped a 76-59 decision on the road. The Chargers are 4-4, with two of the losses to Schoolcraft.
The Chargers trailed 40-34 at halftime.
Ronald Hampton III had 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Jaedyn Carter added 14 points and three assists.
Andrew Tate scored 12 points, while Lamine Komara grabbed six rebounds.
Edison was 22 of 67 from the floor for 33 percent, including six of 25 from 3-point range for 24 percent. The Chargers converted nine of 19 free throws for 47 percent.
Schoolcraft was 30 of 64 from the floor for 47 percent, including four of 15 from 3-point range for 27 percent. The Ocelots made 12 of 23 free throws for 52 percent.
Schoolcraft won the battle of the boards 53-33, but had 19 turnovers to Edison’s 12.
Against Cedarville, Hampton III had another big game.
He had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four steals.
Carter had 11 points and six rebounds; while Komara added 10 points and five rebounds.
Sekou Maiga had 10 points and seven rebounds; Saidou Sarr had nine points and seven rebounds; and Demetrius Coble had eight points and three steals.
Edison was 33 of 66 from the floor for 50 percent; including seven of 23 from 3-point range for 30 percent. The Chargers made five of 14 free throws for 36 percent.
Edison had 51 rebounds and just 14 turnovers.
The Chargers led 41-18 at halftime and increased the margin in the second half.
The Lady Chargers, 6-1, completed a season sweep of the Ocelots.
Edison led 12-11 after one quarter.
The Chargers increased the lead to 31-20 at halftime and 60-38 after three quarters.
Alison Siefring had 13 points, 14 rebounds and four steals; while Maddy Bakosh had 11 points and seven rebounds..
Sarah Pothast had a double-double off the bench with 13 points and 10 rebounds and Audra Schaub filled out the stat sheet with nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals.
Brogan McIver scored nine points and Mariah Baker added eight points.
Edison was 26 of 57 from the floor for 46 percent, including three of 10 from long range for 30 percent. The Chargers converted 17 of 25 free throws for 68 percent.
Schoolcraft was 16 of 55 from the floor for 29 percent, including five of 13 from 3-point range for 39 percent.
The Ocelots made 15 of 26 free throws for 58 percent.
Edison dominated the boards 50-20 and had 12 turnovers to Schoolcraft’s 15.
The Chargers cruised to a 71-35 win over Cedarville JVs, leading 24-5, 52-20 and 63-28 at the quarter breaks.
Pothast had another big game with 19 points and 13 rebounds, while Siefring had 14 points, 11 rebounds and three assists.
Bakosh had 12 points, five assists and five steals; while Schaub had 10 points, five rebounds and four steals.
McIver added three assists and four steals and Baker had three steals.
Edison was 32 of 78 from the floor for 41 percent, but made just two of 12 shots from long range for 17 percent. The Chargers converted five of eight free throws for 63 percent.
Cedarville was 13 of 53 from the floor for 25 percent, seven of 27 from long range for 26 percent and made both its free throw attempts.
Edison won the battle of the boards 45-37 and had 17 turnovers to Cedarville’s 34.