Atson carries St. Francis (BKN) over Merrimack 84-71

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) Travis Atson scored 19 points as St. Francis (Brooklyn) topped Merrimack 84-71 on Thursday night.

Chauncey Hawkins added 18 points for the Terriers, while Unique McLean chipped in 17. McLean and Atson each had eight rebounds as the Terriers dominated the boards, 43-25.

Rob Higgins had 14 points for St. Francis (9-9, 9-8 Northeast Conference) and Yaradyah Evans 12.

Ziggy Reid had 14 points for the Warriors (8-7, 8-7). Mikey Watkins added 12 points. Mykel Derring had 11 points. Jordan Minor and Justin Connolly had 10 each.

The teams meet again Friday to conclude the regular season.

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