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Holland College men sweep, women split, weekend basketball games in Nova Scotia

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Hurricanes basketballer's post good results on the mainland

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - 

The Holland College Hurricanes basketball teams won three-of-four games last weekend on the road in Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) action Nova Scotia.

The men downed the University of King’s College Blue Devils and Dal-AC Rams, while the women lost to King’s College then recovered to beat Dal-AC.

Holland College leads the men’s standings at 13-0. The women sit at 4-9.

Next up, the Hurricanes host the Crandall Chargers on Thursday in Charlottetown. Game times are 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men.

Women

Sunday

Hurricanes 92, Rams 46

The ‘Canes jumped out to a 36-13 lead after the first quarter, built it to 54-23 at the half and cruised the rest of the way. 

Danielle McKinnon drained 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds off the Holland College for her first double-double of the season. 

Briontae Riley grabbed offensive glass collecting 12 of her 16 rebounds off the offensive glass and added 15 points.  

Lexi MacInnis (16 points), Ashley Plaggenhoef (15) and Kassandra Little (11) also tallied double-digit games.

Hailey Anderson ahd 16 points for the Rams. 

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Saturday

Blue Devils 72, Hurricanes 64

Holland College had a 37-25 lead at halftime, butr could hold it as King’s College took a 51-47 lead after three quarters and never looked back. 

MacInnis led Holland College with 25 points and Desiree Oakley chipped in 14. Little had a team-high seven rebounds

The Blue Devils Chloe Oxner led all scorers with 27 points.

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Men

Sunday

Hurricanes 100, Rams 79

Roosevelt Whyley’s 32-point, 11-rebound effort paced the Hurricanes to the lopsided win over Dal-AC.

Holland College led 31-10 after the first quarter and 58-25 at the half. 

Jace Colley added 23 points and six boards, while Jordan Holness and Travis Adams had 13 and 12  points, respectively.

Tesean Clyke’s 26 points paced the Rams offence.

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Saturday

Hurricanes 114, Blue Devils 88

Colley led all scorers with 38 points and Whyley added 29 points and grabbed 11 boards in the victory.  

Holness had 17 points and six rebounds. Agak Lual contributed with 11 rebounds.

Ben West was the top scorer for the Blue Devils with 29 points.

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