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CLC wins thriller

ROCHESTER — Michael Farrington hit the game-winner with one second left to lift the NJCAA III second ranked Central Lakes College Raiders over the Rochester Yellowjackets 77-55 in a Southern Division game Wednesday.

Central Lakes went into the half down two in a game that saw many lead changes and was tied with 16 seconds left to play.

“This felt like a playoff game. Rochester doesn’t lose very often at home, so it is a great win on the road, “ head coach Jim Russell said.

Jessie Flemming scored 21, Maurice Hernandez 19 and Kwamaine Johnson 17 for the 20-1 Raiders,

Johnson added seven rebounds and eight assists.

“Johnson had a great game,” Russell said. “We played well as a team with 21 total assists and 53 percent shooting from the field.”

Rochester 38 37 — 75

Central Lakes 36 41 — 77


Shiron Williams 23, Kenny Harper 4, Max Morgan 9, Brady Anfinson 7, Josh Zitzmann 4, Deuntae Broadnax 14, Vincent Carey 8, Vidal Vance 6. FG 28-55 (51 percent), FT 9-15 (60 percent) 3-point 10-20 (50 percent),


Michael Farrington 6, Ronnie Kornbaum 7, Maurice Hernandez 19, Kwamaine Johnson 17, Brandon Davis 7, Jesse Fleming 21. FG 32-61 (52 percent), FT 7-10 (70 percent), 3-point 6-18 (33 percent). Division: 5-1. Overall: 20-1. Next: CLC hosts Ridgewater 3 p.m. Saturday.

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