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Devils ground Eagles
Monday, January 18, 2016

Devils ground Eagles

Kathryn Halloran


Sabrina Macaulay (Newark, N.Y./Newark) turned in her third double-double of the season, scoring 17 points and grabbing 14 boards in the Fredonia women's basketball team's 64-53 win over Brockport. Teammates Alexis Cheatham (Lockport/Lockport) and Jacque Law (Machias/Pioneer) turned in 12- and 10-point efforts, respectively. Cheatham added three assists and three long-range buckets.

Chautauqua County products Khee Nance (Dunkirk/Dunkirk) and Jenna Einink (Mayville/Chautauqua Lake) both finished with six points and six rebounds. Nance added three assists, and Einink had three blocked shots. Kathryn Halloran (Angola/Immaculata) had eight points and seven rebounds.

Fredonia improves to 10-4 overall, and 5-2 in the conference.

Brockport falls to 7-6 and 3-3 in SUNYAC play. They were led by Olivia Suhr with 10 points and 18 boards, Faith Welch with 14 points and Hannah Rehbaum with 12 rebounds.

Suhr scored the game's first bucket to put the Eagle up 2-0. Macaulay scored the next four points, and Law nailed a three to give Fredonia a 7-2 lead. The Devils would hold the lead the rest of the way.

The biggest lead of 12 points occurred three times. They went up 31-19 in the second quarter following a layup by Halloran. Cheatham nailed a three in the final minute of the third quarter for a 48-36 lead. In the fourth quarter, Einink converted a pair of free throws for a 53-41 lead with just over seven minutes left to play.

Brockport held a 52-51 edge in rebounds and shot a perfect seven of seven from the line. Fredonia was 15 of 24 (63 percent) at the charity stripe. Fredonia shot 36 percent (22 of 60) from the floor, compared to 25 percent (19 of 77) for Brockport.

The Devils travel to Buffalo State on Tuesday.

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