Davis makes key free throw, Mosby eclipses scoring mark as Chattahoochee Tech defeated Central Georg
SMYRNA, Ga. – The Chattahoochee Tech men scored the game’s final nine points en route to a 71-68 comeback victory over Central Georgia Tech at the Smyrna Community Center on Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles broke a 68-68 tie with a Ryan Davis free throw with under a minute to play, then a Malik Jordan steal and layup with 1.7 seconds remaining gave the Golden Eagles their second straight GCAA win.
The Golden Eagles (20-6, 7-5 GCAA) trailed 38-31 at halftime and took their first lead of the game, 49-48, with under 13 minutes to play. Central Georgia Tech retook the lead and pushed its advantage to six points, 68-62, but would not score again.
Keith Ray (Hillgrove) led the Golden Eagles with 15 points and was a perfect 7-of-7 from the free-throw line to go with four rebounds. A.J. Mosby (Cartersville) scored 14 points to go over the 1,000-point mark for his career with the Golden Eagles. He added five rebounds and six assists.
Davis (Cartersville) chipped in eight points and five rebounds, and Jordan Oliver (Rabun County) had eight points off the bench. Corey Tobin (Cartersville) had seven points and five rebounds, and Trevin Steede (Wheeler) scored seven points. Arthur Bennett (McEachern) had six points and six assists.
The Golden Eagles' win puts them alone in third place in the GCAA standings after jumping Central Georgia Tech, now 7-6, with four conference games left. Georgia Highlands (12-0) and South Georgia (9-2) occupy the top two spots.
Chattahoochee Tech will be back in conference action this Saturday at Albany Tech, with the women tipping off at 2 p.m. and the men following at 4 p.m.