Holley tops Kendall in tourney opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 January 2020 at 10:04 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kohl Morgan leads Holley to tourney win.

Holley downed rival Kendall 66-49 in the opening round of the Hawks Holiday Tournament this evening.

Breaking away from a 30-30 half-time deadlock, Holley used a big 24-5 third period scoring burst to key the victory.

Kohl Morgan scored 11 points to spearhead that uprising which vaulted the Hawks into a 54-35 lead heading into the final period.

Morgan finished with 24 points, 13 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals.

Carson Major scored 16 points for the Hawks as Cody Tanis chipped in with 8 and AJ Drechsel 7.

Derek Edick scored 23 and Mason Kuhn 12 for Kendall.

Holley will now face Rochester Academy Charter in the championship game at 7 p.m. Saturday. Kendall will meet Destiny of Rochester in the consolation game at 5:30 p.m.