Fayette County Advances Past Swansea

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).

:  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.


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