Athletic News

January 12, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Lady Hawks' Junior Varsity Wins 23rd Annual Piedmont Classic Tournament

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. --- Freshman Raven Prater was named the Most Valuable Player of the 23rd Annual Piedmont Classic Tournament, after the Huntingdon College women's basketball junior varsity team won three straight games by at least 11 points. The tournament took place on January 6-8th at Piedmont Baptist College in Winston-Salem, N.C.

“I'm very proud of the way our girls performed in the tournament, especially against varsity competition. This type of development is very beneficial to our team for the future,” said head coach Buzz Phillips.

Freshman Samantha Wesson was named to the All-Tournament team, after the Lady Hawks averaged scoring over 66 points per game and held opponents to an average of only 42 points per game.

Huntingdon opened up the tournament with a 68-44 victory over Caldwell Tech on Thursday, Jan. 6. On Friday, Jan. 7, the Lady Hawks recorded it's largest margin of victory, 69-42, over Free Will College. In the final game, Huntingdon defeated host team Piedmont Baptist College, 63-52 for the championship.

The Lady Hawks Junior Varsity teams' next game is against Judson College on Monday, Feb. 14. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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