Miami Senior (FL) Defeats Westwood (SC) in Overtime

Miami Senior (FL) scored a 73-68 overtime victory over Westwood (SC) in the opening game of the 2018 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.

TURNING POINT:  Trailing 58-52 with just 30 seconds remaining in the game, Westwood’s Maliyah Lockett scored the final six points of regulation to force overtime.  Miami Senior scored the first five points of the extra session and never trailed in holding off the Redhawks for the victory.

MIAMI SENIOR STAT LEADERS:  Colleen Buckner led three Miami Senior players in double figure scoring with 19 points and added nine rebounds.  Kiara Cruz came off of the bench to add 13 points while Jeanine Scott added 11 points and five assists.

WESTWOOD STAT LEADERS:  Maliyah Lockett led all scorers with 23 points as she hit 9-of-14 from the field.  Unique Drake added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Titans.

RECORDS: Miami Senior 7-0, Westwood 10-3

:  Miami Senior – Miami, FL.  Westwood – Blythewood, SC.


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