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Girls Basketball Finish Seventh at Nike Tournament of Champions

Girls Basketball Finish Seventh at Nike Tournament of Champions
Macy McMillan

PHOENIX, Ariz. - The No. 12 Hebron girls basketball team finished seventh out of sixteen teams at the Nike Tournament of Champions after defeating Xavier College Preparatory High School 66-50 on Thursday afternoon. The Lions played in the Vincent Cannizzaro bracket, which is the highest level at the tournament. 

Aubrey Beckham was named to the All-Tournament Team after her performance throughout the tournament. She dropped 26 points, had six rebounds, and four assists against the Gators on Thursday. JaKerra Butler had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Nicky Daniel added eleven points against Xavier.

The Lions finished the tournament with a 2-2 record with losses to No. 1 Long Island Lutheran and No. 2 Montverde. HCA improves to 10-2 as the teams heads back to Georgia to resume their schedule. 

No. 3 Archbishop Mitty won the tournament over Long Island Lutheran in a thriller 73-72 on Thursday night.

Up Next: The girls will be back in action after Christmas for a game against Newton at Social Circle High School. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

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