ESPN/Boo Williams Christmas Classic – River Mill wins Round #1 over Colonial

River Mill (NC) – 61
First Colonial (VA) – 55

River Mill defeated 1st Colonial 61-55 in the first round of the ESPN/Boo Williams Christmas Classic.

The contest was a close on throughout. River Mill had a two point advantage at the end of the first quarter, but trailed by two at intermission.
First Colonial built a five point lead by the end of the third stanza, but the Lady Jaguars outscored them 21-10 in the decisive fourth quarter.

Lenaira Ruffin led River Mill with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Ashley Spivey hit four three-pointers added 15 points, while Marla Crawford added nine assists.

Ladeja James led First Colonial with 16 points.

River Mill will face Mount Vernon in the semifinals, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

   River Mill (7-2)     18   10   12   21   =   61
   1st Colonial (7-4)   16   14   15   10   =   55