Wesleyan Comeback Earns 3rd Place

Wesleyan (NC) scored a come-from-behind 73-67 overtime victory over Harris County (GA) to take home 3rd Place in the 2017 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational.

TURNING POINT:  Trailing 54-45 with 6:33 remaining in regulation, Harris County scored nine unanswered points to tie the game with 4:00 on the clock.  In the extra sessions, Harris County scored the first five points but another Wesleyan run would prove to be the difference.  The Trojans scored eight straight points to take the lead for good.

WESLEYAN LEADERS:  Shaniya Jones  scored 32 points to lead Wesleyan.  Anaia Hoard added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Trojans.

HARRIS COUNTY LEADERS:  Jessika Carter led Harris County with 26 points and 15 rebounds.  Taziaha Fanning added another double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds.  The difference in the contest came in the turnover column of the stat sheet as Harris County committed 38 turnovers and Wesleyan turned them into 28 points off of turnovers.

RECORDS:  Wesleyan 11-3.  Harris County 8-2.

:  Wesleyan (High Point, NC), Harris County (Hamilton, GA).


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