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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, December 1, 2002

Brigham Young-Hawai'i, Chaminade, Hilo prevail

Advertiser Staff

Forward Alexus Foyle hit his first seven field-goal attempts and scored 19 of his game-high 23 points in the first half as Brigham Young-Hawai'i routed Saint Martin's College (Washington), 99-53, at Bellingham, Wash., yesterday.

Host Western Washington defeated Cal Poly Pomona, 68-54, in another final day game at the Western Washington University Chuck Randall Thanksgiving Classic.

Six players scored in double figures for Brigham Young-Hawai'i. Austin Smylie had 12 points, Scott Salisbury and C.J. Fellars 11 each and Shawn Opunui and Spencer Lynn 10 each.

Dave Clark had 13 points for Saint Martin's (0-5).

Foyle, who hit 11 of 15 field-goal attempts, and Salisbury, who grabbed a game-high nine rebounds, were named to the all-tournament team. Western Washington's Maurice Tyree was named most valuable player.

BYUH (2-1) returns to face Fort Lewis (Colorado) Wednesday at Cannon Activities Center.

• Chaminade gets first victory: Jerry Wells scored a game-high 26 points and Mike Donegan 19 to lift Chaminade past Carleton College (Minnesota), 90-77, at McCabe Gymnasium last night.

Chaminade is 1-4, Carleton 0-2. The Silverswords play Kennesaw State (Georgia) on Tuesday.

Chaminade's Jaborri Thomas was 6 of 6 from the field for 12 points. Leon Ballard had 11 points and eight rebounds.

Tanner Schieck scored 25 points to lead Carleton.

• UH-Hilo rallies: Ryan Abrahams scored 19 points and Brady Hyde added 14 for Hawai'i-Hilo in a 69-66 comeback victory over Vermont in the Hilo Shootout at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium last night.

The Vulcans trailed 33-25 at halftime.

Hilo is 2-1, Vermont 3-2.

Taylor Coppenrath scored 13 points to lead the Catamounts.

The Vulcans play Utah State today.