By Jim Hayes
Despite 45 points from freshman guards Tim Goodrich and Justin Goodson of the Volunteer State Community College Pioneers were bounced from the TCCAA Division Region VII conference tournament 83-85 by the Roane State Community College Raiders.
The game on March 1, at Cleveland State Community College, saw only one other Pioneer score in double figures, sophomore guard Jaden Chumley. Goodson scored 29 points, Goodrich 26 and Chumley scored 11 points.
Rounding out the scoring for the Pioneers were 7 points from Brian Price, 4 from George Roberson and 2 each from Heston King, Jordon Lockridge and Chase Hawkins.
The loss left Vol State with an overall record of 4-14 in the conference and 6-20 overall.