The Holland College men opened the regular season with wins at home and on the road in Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association men’s basketball action on the weekend.
The Hurricanes downed the Mount Allison Mounties 90-72 Sunday in Sackville, N.B., after opening with a 102-65 win over the Nova Scotia Agricultural College Rams Saturday in Charlottetown.
The Holland College split their opening games, losing 66-55 to the Mounties and beating the Rams 70-57.
Following is a recap of the games.
Holland College 90 Mount Allison 72
Leo Morris led the Hurricanes with 18 points, while Jamie Gray and Kevin Hinsey each had 14.
Brandon Malally scored 22 points to lead the Mounties, while Akil Smith had 16 and Ben Chisholm had 12.
Holland College 102 NSAC 65
The Hurricanes led 50-32 at halftime in dominating the Rams.
The Hurricanes were led by the strong play of Hinsey, who scored 25 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists in his debut with the Hurricanes.
Alex MacLeod scored 19 points and Damon Downey got hot from the outside and finished with 17.
Kyle Harvey led NSAC with 20 points, while Rieleigh MacInnis added 10.
Mount Allison 66 Holland College 55
Kayla Robichaud with 21 points and Jennifer Robinson with 15 led the Mounties.
The top scorers for the Hurricanes were Lindy MacDonald with 21 points, Rickeia Richardson with 12 and Brittany LeBlanc with eight.
Holland College 70 NSAC 57
The Hurricanes got off to a solid start and didn’t look back in leading the entire game, including 38-25 at halftime.
The Rams made several attempts to get back in the game, but the Hurricanes got a big bucket every time they needed to hold off a Rams charge.
Emily Thomas recorded a double-double to lead the Hurricanes, scoring 26 points and hauling down 10 rebounds.
She also went 9-for-10 from the free-throw stripe.
Richardson added 13 point and MacDonald had 12 points to go with eight rebounds and eight assists.
The Rams were led by Hillary Hopper with 14 points and Kristyna Wolffova with 13.