Miami Senior wins Double OT Thriller

Miami Senior (FL) advanced to the 5th place game of the 2018 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational with a 65-61 victory over St. Francis (GA) at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

TURNING POINT:  Jordan Isaac’s sent the game into overtime for St. Francis as she connected on an old-fashioned three-point play to tie the game at 48-48 with three seconds remaining in regulation.  In the second overtime period, Miami Senior scored the final four points of the game to secure the victory,  With the game tied 61-61, Kiara Cruz scored on a layup with 34 seconds remaining on what proved to be the winning basket.  Cheyanne Daniels tacked on two free throws while St. Francis had a turnover and two missed jumpers in its last three possessions.

MIAMI SENIOR STAT LEADERS:  Colleen Buckner connected on 8-of-14 from the field to lead the Stingarees with 18 points.  Cheyanne Daniels added 15 points and 19 rebounds.

ST. FRANCIS STAT LEADERS:  Sophomore Mia Moore led all scorers with 28 points while also posting four steals.

RECORDS:  Miami Senior 8-1, St. Francis 6-3.

:  Miami Senior – Miami, FL.  St. Francis – Alpharetta, GA.



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