‘Canes Sweep Hoops Games
February 24, 2014
In the last weekend of regular season play, the Holland Hurricanes swept all four home games against STU Tommies and Dal-AC Rams.
Saturday was an action packed closely contested game between the top two seeded teams in the ACAA, the STU Tommies and the HC Hurricanes. Hurricanes Ashley Moss had 23 of the College’s 56 rebounds. The Hurricanes relied on rookies Jenea Barrett (22 points) and Jazlin Barker (19 points) to lead the way. STU’s veterans Kelly Vass (15 points) and Ashley Bawn (12 points) were the top scorers for their team.
It was a see-saw game with the Tommies only a point ahead at the end of the first quarter, but the Hurricanes pulled ahead by half time at 37-35. STU led by one point at the end of the third, with the ‘Canes racking up twice as many points (22 to the Tommies 11) in the fourth and final quarter. Final score 74-65 for the Hurricanes.
Dal-AC Rams, with a 3-16 record, proved to be no match for the Holland Hurricanes. The ‘Canes outscored the Rams in all four quarters with Jazlin Barker tipping in 13 points and Ashley Moss putting up 12 points. High scorer for Dal-AC was Hayley Wilson with 15 points.
Heading into the ACAA Championships being held in Truro this weekend, the ‘Canes are solidly in second place with a best-ever 19-2 record.
On Saturday, the Hurricanes men’s basketball team went head to head for the final matchup with the STU Tommies. At the end of the first quarter, it was tied 18-18, then the ‘Canes pulled away standing 46-32 at the half. Never looking back, the ‘Canes pulled out the third victory against the Tommies with final score of 85-79.
Veteran Chase Bowden pulled off a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Rookie Orlando Palmer also had 23 points, as did STU Tommies Calvin LeBlanc while STU’s Nathan Mazurkiewicz tipped in 18 points.
On Sunday the Hurricanes easily finished regular season play with a 110-62 victory over last place Dal-AC Rams. ‘Canes Chase Bowden had another double-double game with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Devin Elsemore was the high scorer for the Dal-AC Rams with 15 points.
Heading into ACAA Championships, the Hurricanes are tied for second place with the MSVU Mystics, both with a 17-4 record. Moncton’s Crandall University Chargers are the top seeded team with a 18-3 record.
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