Lady Saints Take Down Bears 103-57 to End Skid
– The North Georgia women’s basketball team picked up
their first victory in three weeks on Monday evening, taking down
in-state rival Truett-McConnell College 103-57 in Memorial Hall in
the Lady Saints’ final non-conference game of the year.
The Lady Saints say goodbye to their six-game losing streak, improving to 6-10 on the season, while the Bears drop another game, falling to 1-19 on the year.
North Georgia jumped on top in the early going, using a pair of Sarah Stinson layups and two free throws to take a 6-0 lead with 17:18 remaining in the first half. TMC came right back with an 8-0 run, capped by a three-pointer from Chelsea Godwin, giving the Bears their first lead of the game at 8-6.
The Lady Saints would answer down the stretch, closing the first period on an 8-0 run, capped by a Whitney Randolph Jumper with 33 seconds remaining, giving North Georgia their largest lead of the game at 42-32 heading in to intermission.
North Georgia ran away in the second half, pushing their lead to 20 points on a three-pointer from Danielle Seeley with 8:22 remaining, before the Lady Saints scored a season-high 103 points on their way to a 46-point victory, their largest lead of the game.
Whitney Randolph led all scorers with 24 points while adding 11 rebounds for a double-double, and Janyce Ealey tallied 17 points and added eight boards. Meredith Montgomery came up a rebound shy of her first double-double of the year, tallying 13 points and nine rebounds.
The Lady Saints return to action on Thursday evening, traveling to St. Augustine, Florida, to take on new league member Flagler College in another Peach Belt Conference game. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. in Flagler Gymnasium.