ESPN/Boo Williams Christmas Classic – Mt Vernon defeats River Mill

Mount Vernon (VA) – 79
River MIll (NC) – 60

Mount Vernon defeated River Mill 79-60 in the Semi-Finals of the ESPN/Boo Williams Christmas Classic, in Hampton, Virginia.

The fast-paced contest featured twelve lead changes in the first half, as Mount Vernon held a 35-33 advantage at intermission. Mount Vernon launched an outrstanding perimeter attack in the second half, to pull away. The Majors drained 11 of their 13 three-pointers after the break.

Kelly Loftus led Mount Vernon with 20 points while Samantha Porter added 15.

Four River Mill players scored in double digits and Marla Crawford added nine assists, but it wasn’t enough for the Lady Jags.

   River Mill (7-3)      18   15   11   16   =   60
   Mount Vernon (8-1)    17   18   24   20   =   79