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Winning week for FPCA hoops
FPCA hoops
First Presbyertian Academys Cassandra Ruff scored 18 points in the Lady Highlanders 47-6 win over Memorial Day School on Tuesday in Savannah. FPCA jumped out to a 20-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back. Unfortunately for FPCA, the girls fell to Robert Toombs Christian Academy on Friday. - photo by Photo by Marcia Graham

It was a good week for First Presbyterian Christian Academy basketball as their Vvrsity teams nabbed wins against Memorial and Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

The Highlander boys won both of their games this week.

The Lady Highlanders started the week strong with a huge win against Memorial but followed that with a crushing loss to Robert Toombs on Friday.

FPCA vs. Memorial

The Highlanders played on Tuesday in Savannah against Memorial Day School and both squads came out on top. The Lady Landers took early control of the game and earned a 47-6 victory. An early offensive blast put FPCA up 20-0 at the end of the first quarter. Memorial was unable to recover any ground in the game as the Highlanders kept pulling away. Cassandra Ruff had 18 points.

Mary Kathryn Whitney and Cecilia Graham chipped in eight points each. Jelissa Estrada had seven points, Helena Scott contributed four points, and Asta Saerkjaer had two points.

The Highlander men beat Memorial 61-51. Simon Steele posted 20 points, Khalyn Weekley 19, George Mitchell 11, John Killough seven,and Tray Harris four.


The Lady Landers struggled against Robert Toombs. Unable to create any momentum during the game the Highlander girls would score six points, losing 59-6.

The Highlander men answered Robert Toombs by dominating in their game.

Winning 89 to 39, FPCA controlled this game easily, frustrating their opponent by their ability to misdirect Toombs and screen a play.

George Mitchell and Khalyn Weekley worked together and created a confusing atmosphere leaving the opponent unsure of who to cover.

Mitchell scored 26 points against Toombs and Weekley 25.

Simon Steele added 16 points, two of them being 3-point shots.

John Killough had nine points. Brandon Attical had four points and Sensier Carnes chipped in two.

The Highlanders will play Citizens Christian Academy on Friday for their annual homecoming game at St. James Sports Center.

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