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FPCA has good showing at tournament
New Highlander coach David Jones watches as Jordan Johnson runs drills during practice. To start their 2009-10 season, the Highlanders went 3-0 at the Faith Baptist Christian Academy Tournament over the weekend. - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

First Presbyterian opened its basketball season at the Faith Baptist Christian Academy Tournament over the weekend where the Highlander boys won three games.

The highlanders first took down a Faith Baptist team from Tampa, Fla., winning 62-33. AJ Ansley scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds to lead the squad.

Next, the Highlanders boys defeated Urban Christian 49-30. Leading scorer was Jordan Johnson with 14 points and three assists.

Finally, the boys defeated Shekinah Academy out of Jacksonville, 48-31. Ansley scored 16 points and had 8 rebounds. Hakeem Golden added 2 points and 16 rebounds for the Highlanders.

The highlanders head to Atlanta Friday to play Mount Vernon. The girls tip-off at 5:30 and the boys’ game will follow.

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