GTCC Titans Basketball Update:Strong performances by Walton(WG), Marks(WG), and Kilpatrick(NWG) in tough 85-80 loss

Elite Academy 85, Guilford Technical Community College 80

Game Update

Opponent: Elite Academy (11/7/15)

Result: Lost 85-80

Overall Record: 1-2

Key Performers: Kaleel Walton (Western Guilford HS) 26 pts, 9 reb, 4 steals; Carmoni Marks (Western Guilford HS) 21 pts, 4 assists, 8-10 FT; Tim Kilpatrick (Northwest Guilford HS) 15 pts on 4-7 shooting from the arc.

Comments: GTCC trailed 78-66 with just over 5 minutes remaining. A Barkim Moses 3 pointer started a 10-0 run by the Titans, cutting the deficit to 2. Each team exchanged buckets over the next couple of possessions. GTCC trailed 82-80 after Kaleel Walton scored with 32 seconds remaining. An ensuing steal led to a couple of attempts to tie the score, but Elite Academy had a huge blocked shot that led to a scramble and breakaway basket for Elite with 4 seconds remaining that sealed the outcome. GTCC plays again on Wednesday, 11/11, when they host Central Carolina Community College. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00, following the 5:00 women’s game vs Central Carolina.