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.
WHERE ARE THEY FROM: 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.
GAME STATS: Box Score