|La Sierra 0-2||35||39||74|
|San Diego Christian 1-0||55||44||99|
|Nov. 2, 2016|
|El Cajon, CA|
|La Sierra||Indv. Leaders||San Diego Christian|
|#05 Kyle Hamilton - 24||Points||#01 MILAN, Isaiah - 24|
|#13 Lance Jones - 9||Rebounds||#12 KLEKAS, Nathan - 9|
|#05 Kyle Hamilton - 4||Assists||#02 FREDRICK, Hayden - 9|
|La Sierra||Team Statistics||San Diego Christian|
|40% (24 - 60)||Field Goals %||49.4% (38 - 77)|
|30% (3 - 10)||3 Point Field Goals %||38.5% (15 - 39)|
|74.2% (23 - 31)||Free Throws||80% (8 - 10)|
|21||2nd Chance Pts||20|
The Hawks shot 49.4 percent from the floor and had 10 people score at least two points. Caleb Singleton added 14 and Fredrick Hayden finished with 10.
Klekas scored the first points of the Hawks on the season with a layup 1:25 into the game to cut their deficit in half with LSU up 4-2.
A 3-pointer by Derek Novsek gave SDC their first lead at 10-7 off a pass from Milan.
SDC would continue to shoot well in the half and cruise into the break up 20 points.
The lead would grow by as much as 32 points in the second half. Jesus Limon converted on a layup with 5:51 left in the game.
The Hawks forced 20 Golden Eagle turnovers that turned into 30 points. They took care of the ball well and only gave up 10 turnovers.
SDC will have a short time celebrating their opening win as they travel to Arizona for two games this weekend. The Hawks play Embry-Riddle on Friday before ended their road trip against Benedictine Mesa on Saturday.