© Guardian photo by Brian McInnis
Chelsea Putnam of the Mount A Mounties is sandwiched by Rickeia Richardson and Jennifer Hinds of the Holland Hurricanes during ACAA action at Holland College Sunday night.
The Holland College Hurricanes basketball teams split their games in Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association action on the weekend.
The Holland College men downed the Mount Allison Mounties 88-76 Sunday in Charlottetown but lost 98-86 to the Crandall Chargers on Saturday in Moncton.
The women Hurricanes lost 83-81 to Mount Allison and beat Crandall 80-45.
Following is a recap of the games:
Holland College 88
Mount Allison 76
Leo Morrison scored 18 points and Alex MacLeod added 16 to lead the Hurricanes to victory over Mount Allison.
Jamie Gray added 15 points for the Hurricanes (10-6) while Corey Hollett had 12.
Benjamin Chisholm led the Mounties (8-10) with 29 points, followed by Brandon Malally with 15.
The Hurricanes led 52-40 at the half.
Crandall 98 Holland College 86
MONCTON — Brandon MacInnis scored 26 points to lead the Chargers (9-7) past the Hurricanes.
Morris scored 22 points to lead the Hurricanes, who trailed 53-38 at the half.
Mount Allison 83
Holland College 81
Sunday at Charlottetown, the Mounties pulled out a hard-fought win over the host Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes (6-10) held a 42-37 lead at the half but Marlon Smith scored 22 of her 26 points in the half to power the Mounties.
Holland College had a shot to tie in the final seconds, but Lindy MacDonald’s runner just missed.
MacKenzie Gray scored 19 and hauled down 14 rebounds for the Mounties (13-5) while Jennifer Robinson and Chelsea Putnam both added 10.
The Hurricanes got a tremendous performance from Rickeia Richardson, who scored 23 points on 11-for-15 shooting.
She also grabbed six rebounds.
MacDonald scored 21 points and dished out 10 assists while Lindsay Shupe added 13 for the Hurricanes.
Holland College 80
Crandall Chargers 45
MONCTON — The Hurricanes grabbed a 47-16 lead at half and coasted to the win.
Top scorers for the Hurricanes were Lindy MacDonald with 21 points, Emily Thomas with 14 and Rickeia Richardson with 12.
Meghan Dickie had 29 points for the Chargers (2-12).