The game was a three-point shoot-out, with the Sea Warriors
going 19-for-27 (70.4 percent) and the Yellowjackets hitting
14-out-of-32 shots from beyond the arc (43.8 percent).
Abrams led HPU’s long range attack with seven treys.
Guard Marvin Noble was 5-of-7 in three-pointers and finished
with 22 points.
Trae Fortier, with 37 points, lead the Yellowjackets. He sat
out only three minutes and racked up 13 rebounds, two blocks
and four steals before fouling out with less than a minute
left in the game.
Dante Sykes had a complete game for the Sea Warriors, finishing
with 19 points, nine rebounds, and three assists.
HPU took on the Mustangs of MSU-Billings in a conference rematch
Jan. 8 and lost a “nail-biter” 89-86 at the Blaisdell
Abrams led the Sea Warriors with a game-high 25 points and
also grabbed nine boards. Three other players made double-digit
scoring including Noble (21 points), Tecul (16 points), and
Peciukas (16 points).
The Sea Warriors got back on the winning track with a 78-71
win over Pac West rival Western New Mexico University Jan 10.
at Mid-Pac. HPU once again rallied behind Abrams who led the
team with 22 points and nine rebounds. Abrams’ supporting
cast in the win included Noble (13 points, 7 assists), Pecikuas
(17 points), and senior forward Jay Bussey (12 points).