LYNN, MASS. -- Four out of seven seniors scored double digit points in their final home game of the season on Wednesday evening. Senior Kyle Holmes led the Falcons with 43 points while grabbing 7 rebounds in the 102-84 victory. Fisher College improved to 18-8 with the victory while Vermont Technical College (VTC) dropped under .500 (13-14) with their loss.
Senior Darrell Grady put the Falcons on the board first netting two free throws just moments after the tip. VTC evened the score at 2-2 with a made layup, but the Falcons went on a 5-poimt run to take a 7-2 lead over the Knights. Holmes and fellow senior Brodric Smith hit back-to-back shots from behind the arc for the Falcons increasing their lead to 22-15.
With 5:49 left on the clock, the Knights came within three points of the Falcons on a made layup by Daniel Gill, 36-33. Holmes netted another 3-pointer to put the Falcons up six points 39-33. Grady netted a layup to put the Falcons up 10 points over the Knights with just under three minutes left in the first half.
Gill hit a 3-pointer to close out the first half with the Falcons only leading by four points, 53-49.
VTC hit the first shot of the second half, however Holmed hit three 3-point shots to put the Falcons up 62-55 over the Knights. Grady expanded the lead 64-57 before senior Cooper Neal hit back to back 3-pointers to give the Falcons a 13 point lead over VTC. 70-57. Fisher continued to dominate hitting 3-point shots left and right finalizing the school at 102-84 in the Falcons' favor.
Holmes broke a Fisher College record hitting 10 3-pointers in the game paving the way to his game-high 43 points. Smith (19 points, 3 rebounds), Grady (13 points, 5 rebounds), and Neal (13 points, 3 rebounds) contributed to the Falcons victory.
The Falcons will return to action on Saturday, February 11 when they travel to Rutland, Vermont to take on the Fighting Saints of the College of Saint Joseph.