PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Huntingdon women's basketball team finished strong to open the season with a 64-56 win over previously unbeaten Florida College on Friday.
Huntingdon (1-0) outscored Florida College 21-11 in the fourth quarter and handed the Falcons (4-1) their first loss of the season.
Huntingdon jumped out to a 17-5 lead after one quarter before the Falcons rallied and pulled within three points, 32-29, at halftime and briefly took the lead in the third quarter. The Lady Hawks answered in the fourth quarter and put the game away.
Records: Huntingdon (1-0); Florida College (4-1)
Notable: This is the fourth straight season Huntingdon has won its season opener and the sixth time in the past eight seasons the Lady Hawks have started 1-0.
Coming Up: Huntingdon returns to action in Pensacola, Fla., on Saturday against Trinity. Tipoff is set for 11 a.m.