SOUTH EASTON, Mass. (AP)Isaiah Burnett’s 22 points helped Stonehill defeat Saint Francis (PA) 74-61 on Thursday night.
Burnett had five rebounds and seven steals for the Skyhawks (11-14, 7-3 Northeast Conference). Andrew Sims added 16 points while going 5 of 10 and 5 of 5 from the free throw line, and they also had six rebounds. Max Zegarowski recorded 13 points and shot 4 for 11 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line.
The Red Flash (8-14, 5-4) were led by Josh Cohen, who recorded 17 points. Saint Francis (PA) also got 12 points from Brad McCabe. Ronell Giles Jr. also had eight points.
Stonehill took the lead with 12:18 remaining in the first half and did not relinquish it. The score was 43-34 at halftime, with Burnett racking up 14 points. Stonehill pulled away with an 8-0 run in the second half to extend a 10-point lead to 18 points. They outscored Saint Francis (PA) by four points in the final half, as Burnett led the way with a team-high eight second-half points.
Both teams next play Saturday. Stonehill visits Saint Francis (BKN) and Saint Francis (PA) visits Merrimack.
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