Chrisean Oree scored 19 points as Keenan defeated AC Flora, 53-47, in first round of Chick-fil-A Classic.

Keenan will play the Wheeler-River Bluff winner on Thursday in American Division semifinals. AC Flora will get the loser in consolation bracket.

Keenan has won at least one game in 16 of the 17 years it has played in the CFA. AC Flora was making its first appearance since 2016.

Keenan led by as many as eight in fourth quarter before the Falcons cut to 45-43. But Amarii King answered with a layup off a missed shot to make it 47-43 with 1:47 left.

Jaylen Golston added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Keenan..

Cooper Wiley led Flora with 22 points and CP Parker had 18 points and 14 rebounds.