Young Harris, GA| The Harp Recreation and Commencement Center was packed on Saturday (Feb. 10) afternoon, as 450 spectators watched Young Harris take down the Crusaders. At halftime, YHC was up 34-26, but as the second half rolled on, Belmont Abbey stormed all the way back to tie the game up at 52 a piece. The Mountain Lions locked in down the stretch of the second half, and as the dust settled, the Mountain Lions had won 72-68.
Young Harris College improves to 14-9 overall, 10-2 at home, and 8-5 in Conference Carolina play. Belmont Abbey College falls to 9-14 overall, and 7-6 in conference play. The Mountain Lions return to action on Wednesday when they head to Central, S.C. to face the Southern Wesleyan Warriors at 7 p.m.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
Carl Cleveland recorded yet another double-double, scoring 19 points and collecting 11 rebounds.
Cameron Bleshoy grabbed eight boards and added seven points for YHC.
DJ Holloway led the Crusaders in points with 16, whilst also adding two steals.
The Mountain Lions scored 36 points in the paint, compared to Belmont Abbey's 16.