Toms River, NJ - Ocean County College Men's Basketball launched their 2019-20 season on the road in a Saturday afternoon (11/16) matchup against the GSAC rival Skylanders of Sussex County Community College, picking up an 89-76 win in commanding fashion.
Ocean sophomore Anthony Petit-Clair led the way on offense, scoring 27 points on 18-22 shooting. Freshman Kyle McMahon impressed with a double-double (14 points, 11 rebounds), while fellow freshman John Duda contributed 17 points and 5 steals in a game that the Vikings frequently led. Sophomore Carson Glenn Francisco battled foul trouble early, but finished with 10 points and 5 assists.
"We were able to weather a strong second half by Sussex, and closed the game out late on the line," recalled OCC Head Coach Patrick Boylan. "I am very proud of the guys, going on the road for their first game and pulling out a victory."
The Vikings return to action on Tuesday, November 19th, when they host Camden County College at 7 p.m. in conference play.