Edwards Pours In 36 Points In Heights' 81-73 Win Vs. Legacy

Hawks Avenge Earlier Loss To Lions, Improve To 21-7

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Heights’ Tre Edwards scored a game-high 36 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Hawks defeated Legacy Charter, 81-73, on Friday night in Greenville, South Carolina.

The Hawks’ victory avenged a loss to Charter last month.

The Hawks (21-7) built a 42-29 lead in the third quarter.

However, the Lions rallied to within two points with 35 seconds left in the fourth. Legacy, which scored 30 points in the final eight minutes, began fouling and the Hawks went 8 for 8 at the free-throw line to secure the victory.

Jordan Rawls scored 12 points and was credited with seven assists for the Hawks.

Sherman Robinson led Legacy (25-5) with 24 points.

Boxscore

Hamilton Heights                 11 22 22 26 – 81

Legacy Charter                    13 14 16 30 – 73

Hamilton Heights (81) – Ellis 9, Jordan Rawls 12, Tre Edwards 36, Ambrose 2, Ruzhentsev, LeGuenne 5, Jitoboh 5, Plasvic 6.

Legacy Charter (73) – Maleik Wilcox 19, Mack 3, C.J. Jamison 14, Chase Claxton 13, Sherman Robinson 24, Smith.

3-Point Goals – Hamilton Heights 6 (Edwards 4, Ellis , LeGuenne 1), Legacy Charter 6 (Wilcox 3, Claxton 2, Jamison 1).

(Contact Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and on Twitter @larryfleming44)

 



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