The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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December 4, 2013

Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash

LORETTO — Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.

Lehigh (4-5) handed St. Francis (1-7) its sixth loss in a row, closing the contest on an 8-2 run after the Red Flash came within a point of tying the game.

Ben Millaud-Meunier hit a 3-pointer with 2:52 left to bring St. Francis within 49-48 but Mackey McKnight responded with a jumper for Lehigh. Following a missed 3-pointer from Millaud-Meunier, Corey Schaefer found Kempton for a layup with 1:02 left to open a 54-48 lead and the Mountain Hawks held on down the stretch.

Schaefer had 14 points for Lehigh, hitting 3 of 6 3-pointers. McKnight and Austin Price had 12 points apiece for the Mountain Hawks.

Earl Brown led the Red Flash with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Dominique Major added 10 points.

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