Four more wins for Hurricanes
The Holland College Hurricanes basketball teams went 4-0 in New Brunswick during the weekend in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) action.
The women’s team defeated the St. Thomas Tommies 89-75 Saturday in Fredericton and the UNBSJ Seawolves 79-48 on Sunday in Saint John.
The men defeated the Tommies 91-71 and the Seawolves 74-56.
The women Hurricanes outscored the Tommies 29-16 in the second quarter en route to victory.
Jazlin Barker and Candace Smith led the Hurricanes with 19 points each while Marvia Dean had 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Katelynn Carver led the Tommies with 23 points.
The Hurricanes built a 23-9 lead after the first quarter on Sunday and cruised to victory.
Jenea Barrett led the Hurricanes with 14 points while Barker added 11 and Ashley Moss chipped in 10.
Allyson McLaughlin led the Seawolves with 11 points.
The Hurricanes improved to 8-1 on the season and sit atop the ACAA standings, ahead the Mount Allison Mounties (7-2).
The men Hurricanes used a dominant first half to defeat the Tommies.
Holland College held quarter leads of 20-6, 51-25 and 72-55.
Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley led the Hurricanes with 24 points while Trevone Grant (19), Stephon Smith (16) and Jayden Nordin (10) also scored 10 or more points.
Ben Cripps led the Tommies with a game-high 27 points.
The Hurricanes fell behind 1812 after the first quarter Sunday in Saint John, but went to halftime up 28-26.
Holland College led 51-45 at the half and outscored the Seawolves 23-11 the rest of the way.
Whyley led the Hurricanes with 20 points while Grant had 14 and Smith added 13. Jarred Crawford had 15 for the Seawolves.
The Hurricanes improved to 11-0 on the season and continue to lead Crandall (9-2) and King’s College (8-3) in the ACAA standings.
The Hurricanes host King’sCollege on Saturday (6 and 8 p.m.) and Sunday (1 and 3 p.m.).