MEC Women’s Basketball Roundup (December 08, 2018)

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Glenville State 105, UVa-Wise 69

Glenville State took a 57-35 lead into the halftime break and never looked back on its way to a 105-69 win over UVa-Wise on Saturday afternoon. With the Cavaliers leading 22-20 and 8:44 on the clock in the second quarter, Emily Stoller hit a pair of free throws for the Pioneers, leading to a 29-1 run over the next five minutes of play. Glenville State built its lead to as many as 41 points in the second half before securing the win.

Stoller drained a team-high 21 points with four rebounds, three assists, and five steals for Glenville State (8-1, 5-1). Zakiyah Winfield notched 15 points with six steals and four rebounds followed by Re’Shawna Stone with 14 points and seven assists. Ty Armstrong chipped in 12 points for the Pioneers with Courtney Davis scoring nine with 10 boards.

Cynita Webb paced UVa-Wise (4-5, 3-3) with 21 points and 23 rebounds. She is the sixth player in MEC history to record 20 or more points and rebounds in a game. Janice Ladson added nine points for the Cavaliers in the setback.

Charleston 71, Notre Dame 61

Raziyah Farrington poured in 34 points to propel Charleston to a 71-61 win over Notre Dame on Saturday. The Golden Eagles shot 54% from the floor over the course of the contest.

The Falcons held a 22-17 lead with 6:55 left in the second quarter when Brooklyn Pannell hit a three for Charleston, sparking a 19-5 run for the Golden Eagles to leave Notre Dame trailing 36-27 heading into halftime. The Golden Eagles led by as many as 19 points before securing the win.

In addition to Farrington’s 34 points, Pannell chipped in 19 in the win with 15 occurring during Charleston’s (9-1, 6-0) run late in the first quarter. Farrington, Dionna Sanders, and Gracie Roberts each had six rebounds for the Golden Eagles.

Jessie Stout paced Notre Dame (6-3, 4-2) with 15 points in the loss. Seina Adachi netted 14 points with Kyleigh Ramlow and Marisa Finazzo adding 12 and 10, respectively. Katie Karalic and Maggie King each tallied four assists.

Shepherd 87, Wheeling Jesuit 70

Shepherd led 34-16 by the end of the first quarter and maintained the advantage for the remainder of the game in an 87-70 win over Wheeling Jesuit on Saturday in the Butcher Center. The Rams orchestrated an 18-0 run midway through the first quarter to gain the momentum. The Cardinals would cut the deficit to six points (42-36) just before halftime but Shepherd would score 23 points off of turnovers over the course of the contest to keep Wheeling Jesuit at bay.

Chenelle Moore paced Wheeling Jesuit (3-7,1-5) with 23 points and 13 rebounds in the loss. Lauren Lipscomb added 15 points with Khira Burton netting 12.

Kayla Tibbs led the effort for Shepherd (4-5, 2-4) with 20 points. Sydney Clayton chipped in 17 points and 10 boards with Marley McLaughlin and Kari Lankford both scoring 12 points for the Rams in the win. Lankford dished out 16 assists and recorded nine rebounds.

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