The Quips entered the game with a 29-0 record, making them heavily favored in the match-up. CEC came firing out of the gate and lead Aliquippa 31-15 at the half. While Aliquippa fought hard to bring it back (within four at the end of the third and within two in the final quarter), CEC never surrendered the lead.
Junior LaPri McCray-Pace collected 22 points and eight rebounds for CEC, and Junior Stevie Jordan followed with 21. Senior Chase Kumor had a great shooting night, and chipped in 14 points in the win.