Wesleyan Edges Ferguson 37-36

Wesleyan (NC) advanced to the semifinal round of the 2017 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational with a 37-36 victory over John A. Ferguson Sr. (FL).

TURNING POINT:  Shaniya Jones connected on a free throw with three seconds remaining to give Wesleyan the 37-36 lead.  Ferguson’s inbounds pass by Natalia Pineda was tipped and grabbed by Wesleyan’s Jones to secure the victory.

WESLEYAN LEADERS:  Shaniya Jones led all scorers with 19 points while teammate Anaia Hoard added nine points.

FERGUSON LEADERS:  Natalia Pineda led the Falcons with 15 points and four steals.

RECORDS:  Wesleyan 10-2.  Ferguson 7-3.

:  Wesleyan (High Point, NC), Ferguson (Miami, FL).

WHAT’S NEXT:  Wesleyan advances to the semifinal round to face the winner of the Winder Barrow (GA)/Christ the King (NY) matchup while Ferguson will face the loser of that same contest, with the winner advancing to the fifth place game.


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