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Saints Pick Up Overtime Win Over Hillsborough, 70-61

Emanuel-Wright led the way with 19 points for Santa Fe (photo: Matt Stamey)
Emanuel-Wright led the way with 19 points for Santa Fe (photo: Matt Stamey)

January 7, 2017

Gainesville, FL – It took an extra period, but the Santa Fe Saints started the Mid-Florida Conference portion of their season off on the right foot on Saturday, picking up a road win over Hillsborough CC 70-61 in Tampa. 

The Saints (8-6, 1-0 MFC) had the ball on the final possession with a chance to win, but the shot by Arianna Emanuel-Wright was just off the mark, sending the game to overtime.

Santa Fe was dominant in the OT period, outscoring the Hawks 11-2 over the five minute stretch, securing their eighth win of the season.  Corey Staples was clutch from the free throw line, making all four of her attempts.

Emanuel-Wright scored a game high 19 points, Corey Staples had 15, and Morgan Sams 10.

The Saints next game will be another MFC contest against Florida State College-Jacksonville on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:00 PM in Gainesville.

For complete schedules, stats, and more information please visit www.santafesaints.com

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