December 11, Babson Park, MA - Hill (4-4) beat Tabor Academy (4-1) Sunday morning 65-57.
A Liam Barney ’24 three-pointer at end of half put Hill ahead 28-23 at intermission.
The Blues then scored 37 in the 2nd half. Led by as many as 59-41 before Tabor went on extended 16-2 run to cut it to 61-57. But Hill was able to hold on behind 4-4 free throws from Josh Cameron ’23 and Justin Molen ’23.
Molen led Hill with 16 points and Cameron had a strong overall floor game, as did point guard Jacob Meachem ’25. Matthew Field ’23 (Ursinus) added a strong punch off the bench with 10 points, Augie Gerhart ’23 (UPenn) added 12, and Trey O’Neil had 9.
Holy Cross-bound Joe Nugent led Tabor with 16. The Blues return home to host the 52nd Mercer Invitational Tourney next Friday-Sunday. Full brackets below. Hill opens vs in-state perennial contender Kiski School at 3pm on Friday.