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Holland College sweep hoops games with Crandall

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

Holland College Hurricanes double-dip of wins highlighted Thursday’s Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) basketball action in Charlottetown as the women downed the Crandall Chargers 82-75 before the men thumped Crandall 130-71.

The men moved to an ACAA-leading 14-0, while the women upped their mark to a sixth-place 5-9.

Roosevelt (Chicken) Whyley led the men with a game-high 29 points and 10 rebounds, while Travis Adams chipped in 20 points and 10 boards. Connor Therrien had 18 points and Jordan Holness added 17 points.

The ‘Canes led 31-17 after the first quarter and 61-37 at halftime. 

Mehmed Hajrovic and Daniel Maxwell drained 24 and 18 points, respectively, to pace short-staffed Crandall.

On the women’s side, Holland College’s Ashley Plaggenhoef scored a team-high 19 points, while Sydney Goode added 15 points off the bench and Lexi MacInnis chipped in 13 points and grabbed 15 boards.

Crandall’s Emily Briggs led all scorers with 34 points. Sydnee Balser contributed 20 points to the cause, while Madison McHatten nabbed a game-high 16 rebounds. Morgan McHatten added 11 points and 10 boards.

Crandall outscored Holland College 24-16 in the fourth quarter, but the ‘Canes relied on a 66-51 cushion after three to keep ahead of the Chargers down the stretch.

The ‘Canes host Mount Saint Vincent Saturday. Games are 2 p.m. (women) and 4 p.m. (men) at Holland College.

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