Fayette County (GA) advanced to the semifinal round of the consolation bracket of the 2017 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational with a 67-44 victory over Swansea (SC).
TURNING POINT: Fayette County led from buzzer to buzzer. Fayette County, holding a slim 4-2 lead early on, used a 15-1 run to take a commanding 19-3 lead on Rikkelle Miller’s 3-point basket with 6:52 to play in the opening half. Fayette County went on to lead by as many as 39 points while cruising to the victory.
FAYETTE COUNTY LEADERS: Rikkelle Miller led all scorers with 22 points while teammate Maegan Barkley chipped in 16 points and five assists.
SWANSEA LEADERS: Danae McNeal paced Swansea with 18 points and eight rebounds.
RECORDS: Fayette County 9-3. Swansea (5-5).
WHERE ARE THEY FROM: Fayette County (Fayetteville, GA), Swansea (Swansea, SC).
WHAT’S NEXT: Fayette County will play the winner of the Miami Senior (FL)/Socastee (SC) matchup in the semifinal round of the consolation bracket on Friday at 11:45 a.m. Swansea will play the loser of that contest at 8:15 a.m. on Friday.
GAME STATS: Box Score