CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Holland College Hurricanes women’s basketball team kept the first half close, but couldn’t catch up in a 76-56 loss to the St. Thomas Tommies Saturday in Charlottetown.
Holland College had a 17-16 lead at the first quarter of the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association contest, but surrendered a 33-27 edge to the Tommies at halftime.
In the second half, St. Thomas pulled away for the win.
Lexi MacInnis led the Hurricanes with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Mae Smith added 10 points and five rebounds off the bench. Kassandra Little and Sydney Goode chipped in with eight points each.
Holland College dropped to 3-8 and in a tie for sixth in the standings. The second-place Tommies went to 10-3.
The ‘Canes tangle with King’s College Saturday in Halifax, N.S., at 2 p.m., then face Dal-AC Rams Sunday, at 1 p.m., in Truro, N.S.