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November 1, 2016

FTCC Vs. Central Carolina CC

SANFORD – Eric Tucker won the 300th basketball game of his coaching career as his Fayetteville Tech women opened the season Tuesday with a 98-35 win over Central Carolina Community College.

The game was Fayetteville Tech’s first intercollegiate basketball contest since the school eliminated the sport in 1974.

Six players scored in double figures for Fayetteville Tech, led by former Westover star Kylah Saylon with 20.

Also in double figures were Khadija Oliphant with 16, Amarilis Casiano-Floyd and Brandi-Page Castell with 14 each, Monet Turnipseed with 13 and Aundraya Doyle with 11.

Saylon also led the team in rebounding with eight. Castell had six.

No players scored in double figures for Central Carolina.

Fayetteville Tech, 1-0, returns to action Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lenoir Community College.

Fayetteville Tech 98, Central Carolina 35

Fayetteville Tech 27 21 33 17 – 98

Central Carolina 8 15 5 7 – 35

Central Carolina – Walker 6, Betaurd 8, Banks 5, Perry 9, Davis 7, Brown.

Fayetteville Tech – Khadija Olpihant 16, Amarilis Casiano-Floyd 14, Monet Turnipseed 13, Aundraya Doyle 11, Kaylah Saylon 20, Evans, Hales 6, Mitchell 2, Bernard 2, Castell 14.

3-point goals: FTCC – Casiano-Floyd 2, Turnipseed 2.

Records: Fayetteville Tech 1-0, Central Carolina 0-1.

(For more information, contact Earl Vaughn at earlvaughanjr@gmail.com)