Lancaster, CA. - The Bethesda Flames travelled to Lancaster, California to take on West Coast Baptist for the second time this season. The Flames dropped the first game of the series by a score of 98-82.
Bethesda and West Coast Baptist did not disappoint the fans on Saturday night. The two teams combined for a total of 181 points. Both teams shot 50% or better from the field and both teams shot north of 40% from behind the arc. West Coast Baptist went to the charity stripe a total of 44 times. Between both teams, there was a total of 70 freethrow shots. The Flames registered 28 fouls for the game.
West Coast Baptist was able to outlast the Flames by a score of 92-89. This marks the third straight loss for the Flames. The Flames are now 3-3 in the PCAC Conference.
Mark Ware led the Flames with 24 points and 4 rebounds, followed by Rufus Jemison Jr. with 24 points and 2 rebounds. Jamelle Holieway Jr. and Jorge Castro each had 11 points. The Flames will be back in action on Friday, February 12th at 6:00pm.