Marianna, FL - Four players reached double-figures for FCCAA No. 4 Tallahassee Community College on Friday afternoon, and the Lady Eagles defeated Hillsborough Community College, 75-61, on day one at the Collegiate Girl's Basketball Report Classic.
Diamond Ashmore scored 13 points for Tallahassee, as did Devan Matkin, the latter of which helped the Lady Eagles' reserves to a 22-2 advantage over their Lady Hawks' counterparts. Alexis Grant added 12 and Keri Thomas scored 11 for Tallahassee, who is now 2-0.
Tallahassee led 37-24 at the half and eventually led by as many as 22, 70-48, in the second stanza.
Danielle Bennett scored a game-high 31 points for Hillsborough, who was playing its season opener.
The Lady Eagles will play Santa Fe College on day two at the Classic at 3 p.m. Saturday.
HILLSBOROUGH (61) - Pazsley Currie, 2; Danielle Bennett, 31; Ty'Tetania McClenney, 4; Naomie Feguiere, 8; Sharee Booze, 2; Gwendolyn Fernandez, 14.
TALLAHASSEE (75) - Alexis Grant, 12; Shanequa Phifer, 2; Keri Thomas, 11; Nicole Shelton, 1; Kamiya Burwell, 6; Devan Matkin, 13; Jessica Monroe, 8; Ashley White, 9; Diamond Ashmore, 13.
Halftime: Tallahassee 37, Hillsborough 24
Records: Tallahassee (2-0), Hillsborough (0-1)
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