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Boys Hoops Falls in Rd. 1 of Region Tourney to Aquinas

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The FPD boys basketball team saw its season come to an end on Tuesday night, February 11, falling to the Aquinas Fighting Irish 77-52 on the campus of GMC Prep.

Senior T.J. Sams netted 18 points while fellow classmate Caleb Samuel dropped in 13 points in the losing effort.

Senior Taylor Burns chipped with nine points, respectively.

FPD trailed at halftime 34-17 and was outscored in the second period 43-35.

Senior guard Ahmed Hill of Aquinas went on a scoring tear in the contest, pouring in 41 points, including nine made 3-pointers.

FPD bids farewell to its senior class of Sams, Samuel, Burns and Joseph Lengel.

The FPD Athletic Department sincerely thanks the class of 2014 for their hard work and dedication over the years.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

AQUINAS 77, FPD 52

FPD 2-15-13-22–52

Aquinas 15-19-22-21–77

FPD: Joseph Lengel 4, T.J. Sams 18, Jacob Oates 7, Cole Thomason 1, Taylor Burns 9, Caleb Samuel 13.

Aquinas: Brunson 8, Lindsey 5, Hill 41, Field 12, Holbrook 5, Wilson 2, Mitchell 4.

3-pointers: FPD 8 (Sams 4, Oates 1, Burns 3); Aquinas 10 (Lindsey 1, Holbrook 1, Hill 8).

Records: FPD 3-20.