St. Francis Scores 58-53 Victory Over East Hamilton

St. Francis (GA) defeated East Hamilton (TN) 58-53 in the opening round of the 2018 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.

TURNING POINT:  With the game tied for the eighth time at 45-45 with 8:30 remaining, Kennedi Philson gave St. Francis the lead for good on a layup with 8:10 on the clock.  The Knights stretched the advantage to six points at 53-47 on another Philson layup with 1:30 to play.

ST. FRANCIS STAT LEADERS:  Mia Moore led the Knights with 24 points and eight rebounds.  Kennedi Philson and Jordan Isaacs added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

EAST HAMILTON STAT LEADERS:  Madison Hayes led all scorers in the game with 33 points.  Hayes also grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds and added five steals and three blocked shots.  Dezah Lacy added 13 points for the Hurricanes.

RECORDS:  St. Francis 6-1, East Hamilton 7-5.

:  St. Francis – Alpharetta, GA).  East Hamilton – Ooltewah, TN.


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