The South Georgia State College Hawks opened the annual Chick-Fil-A Christmas College Classic in Waycross Friday night with a 90-64 win over Combine Academy Atlanta. It was the first home game for the Hawks since Nov. 17. “It’s great to be back home in front of a home crowd,” said head coach Cory Baldwin.
Combine Academy kept things close in the first half, forcing six lead changes in the first 20 minutes to only trail by ten points at halftime.
Keyshaun Street led the Hawks with 21 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals. Will Ferguson had a double-double of 16 points and 17 rebounds, 11 of those rebounds coming in the first half. Charles Botchway provided the other leading statistic as he dished out 10 assists for the game.
The Chick-Fil-A Christmas College Classic continues Saturday as SGSC will face Combine Academy Charlotte at 4 p.m. The first game of the day features Andrew College and Combine Academy Atlanta at 2 p.m.
General admission to all regular season home games is five dollars with children five and under admitted free.