01/21/12 — Hayes, Staton combine for 65 points in Trojans' road win at Limestone

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Hayes, Staton combine for 65 points in Trojans' road win at Limestone

By Staff Reports
Published in Sports on January 21, 2012 11:07 PM

GAFFNEY, S.C. -- Craig Hayes sizzled the nets for a game-high 34 points and Derek Staton added 31 in Mount Olive's 88-78 victory over Limestone in a Conference Carolinas men's basketball game Saturday evening.

Hayes and Staton combined to shoot 23 of 33 from the floor, including 10 of 15 from behind the 3-point line. Hayes pulled down eight rebounds for the Trojans, who extended their modest win streak to three games.

Jordan McCain chipped in eight points and grabbed five rebounds. Kason Cheeks had five boards.

Mount Olive (11-6 overall, 4-3 CC) had 20 assists as a team on 32 field goals, and committed just five turnovers.

Limestone (8-7, 1-6) suffered its sixth defeat in its last eight outings.