Davis College started off red hot against visiting Cayuga Community College on Tuesday evening led by Jackson Henri’s 29 points but a number of costly turnovers proved to be too much to overcome as the Falcons went down by a score of 103-85.
Henri led the early serge for Davis as he connected on 6 of 8 first half three pointers. The Falcons as a team connected on 10 of 22 first half triples as Ben Waterman hit 3 and his brother Josiah Waterman hit one of his own. Freshmen point guard Corban Usry dished out 7 assists in the first 20 minutes. Cayuga also came out strong on the offensive end as they converted several strong drives at the rim. Henri connected on his sixth three at the half time buzzer to cut the Cayuga lead to 53-49 at intermission.
In the second half Cayuga really turned up the defensive pressure and caused several Davis turnovers which led to easy fast break opportunities for the visitors. A decisive 15-4 run by Cayuga early in the second half proved to be the difference as they pulled out to a 70-55 advantage with 15:32 remaining in the contest. Davis committed a season high 27 turnovers as they were unable to handle Cayuga’s pressure.
Henri’s 29 points were a career high as he added 8 rebounds on the night. Ben Waterman poured in 16 points on 6-11 shooting and Anthony Gathings contributed 14 points. Usry finished with a career high 9 assists.
Next up for the Falcons (3-6) is a trip to Penn State Brandywine (3-1) on Thursday at 8:00 p.m.