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Holland College goes 3-0 in weekend ACAA basketball play

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Holland College Hurricanes basketball teams won all three games on the road this weekend as the men thumped Dal-AC 104-61 and overcame Crandall 106-86 on Sunday. 

Meanwhile, the women outlasted Crandall 92-61.

The men went to 8-1 and second place in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association standings, while the women (5-2) sit in third place.

Both teams host King’s College on Saturday and Sunday at the Holland College. Game times Saturday are 4 p.m., women, and 6 p.m., men. 

Sunday games go at noon for the women and 2 p.m. for the men.

 

Saturday

Men 

Holland College jumped out to a 32-14 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. The lead would be increased to 55-31 at the half and 80-47 after three quarters.

Antonio Kostakos had a team-high 17 points to lead a balanced attack as six players reached double digits. Roosevelt Whyley had 14 points, 12 rebounds and a block, while Jalen King (14), Kyle Lefave (13), Connor Therrien (11) and Jace Colley (10) also chipped in double digits.

 

Sunday

Women

Lexi MacInnis and Jayla Verney both had double-doubles in the win as MacInnis drained 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Verney finished with 17 points and 10 boards.

The ‘Canes led 23-17 after the first and 54-35 at the half. A low scoring third quarter for both teams pushed the Hurricanes lead to 69-44.

Alyssa Canning added 11 points and five rebounds off the bench while Breauna Rivoli-Johnson stuffed the stats sheet with nine points, five rebounds, seven assists, four steals and a block.

The win moves the ‘Canes to 5-2 on the season which has them in third place in the ACAA while the Chargers fall to 0-9 on the season.

 

Men

The ‘Canes rallied from a 31-20 deficit after the first quarter to win by 20 points and revenge a loss earlier this season. 

Holland College took a 47-45 lead into the half-time break and extended the lead to 75-59 through three quarters.

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