TCC Eagles 65, Gulf Coast 46

By: TCC Sports Communications
By: TCC Sports Communications

Tallahassee, FL - Four players scored in double-figures to lead FCCAA No. 7 Tallahassee Community College past Gulf Coast Community College, 65-46, on Tuesday evening in the Panhandle Conference opener for both teams.

Marterrace Brock led the Eagles with 13 points. Leek Leek added 12, Richard Anderson recorded a double-double - 11 points and 12 rebounds - and Carlyle Francis scored 10.

The first ten minutes of the game belonged to Gulf Coast, as the Commodores led by as many as seven points. But an 8-0 run by Tallahassee tied the game at 15-all at the 10:03 mark.

Tallahassee later closed the half on an 11-0 run and carried a 31-23 lead to the locker room.

The Eagles' defense controlled the game in the second half, limiting Gulf Coast to 25 percent shooting (8-of-32) from the floor. The Commodores went 6:55 between field goals while Tallahassee was busy extending its lead to as many as 19 points (55-36).

The Eagles' defensive effort was aided by Anderson and Rashard McGill (10 rebounds), who led a 54-40 effort on the glass for Tallahassee.

Jordan Payton led Gulf Coast with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Travis Smith scored 13.

Tallahassee will carry a 15-4 (1-0 PC) record into Saturday's trip to Pensacola State College. Gulf Coast is 10-9 (0-1).

Saturday's game begins at 8:30 p.m. and will be carried live online by Panhandle Sports Broadcasting at

GULF COAST (46) - Terrence Townes, 5; Autis Gibson, 2; Travis Smith, 13; Nikko Acosta, 6; Jordan Payton, 14; Agustin Ambrosino, 2; Jay Wade, 4.
TALLAHASSEE (65) - Marterrace Brock, 13; Carlyle Francis, 10; Derick Beltran, 4; Leek Leek, 12; Rashard McGill, 9; Michael Hnatiuk, 4; Chasen Campbell, 2; Richard Anderson, 11.

Halftime: Tallahassee 31, Gulf Coast 23
Records: Tallahassee (15-4, 1-0), Gulf Coast (10-9, 0-1)
Attendance: 525

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