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Shad Thomas
Shad Thomas led the Red Hawks with 30 points in the win.
photo courtesy of Catawba Valley Community College Athletics

CVCC Men’s Basketball Has Six Score in Double Figures In Win Over Lenoir CC

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team made more program history on Saturday in a 118-63 conference victory against Lenoir Community College at the Tarlton Complex.

The 118 points scored are the most ever against a conference opponent, and the Red Hawks (6-3, 3-1) also extended their program record for consecutive 100-point home games to start a season (four).

Six Red Hawks reached double figures in scoring in Saturday’s Region 10 contest, including a team-high 18 points from forward Shad Thomas, and Tyjae Haynes added 17 points off the bench for Catawba Valley.

Javen Chandler (15 points), Evan Presnell (14), Braden Graham (12) and Jayden Watlington (12) also reached double digits in scoring for the Red Hawks.

CVCC took a commanding 58-25 halftime lead paced by 13 points from Chandler and 12 from Thomas.

The Red Hawks tied their season-high best in the second half by scoring 60 points as they further distanced themselves from the Lancers en route to the Region 10 victory.

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team returns to action on Tuesday for a home conference contest against Wake Tech. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. at the Tarlton Complex. Admission is $5.