Women’s Basketball Downs Pensacola Christian to Take Two of Three at LaGrange Classic

Women’s Basketball Downs Pensacola Christian to Take Two of Three at LaGrange Classic

LAGRANGE, Ga. - The Sewanee women's basketball team wrapped up the LaGrange Classic on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Eagles of Pensacola Christian, 60-46, to finish the tournament 2-1.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (4-2) 60, Pensacola Christian (7-4) 46
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee saw themselves down early, as they trailed 15-9 after the opening quarter.

-Trailing 21-12 with less than six minutes in the second quarter, the Purple and Gold gained the lead thanks to a 12-2 run to take the 24-23 advantage into the locker room.

-The Tigers shot 4-of-24 (16.6 percent) until late in the half, as they made four of their final eight shots.

-In the third quarter, despite PCC making 5-of-11 from the field, it was the Tigers' 5-of-6 from the charity stripe that helped even the score in the frame with 14 points, as Sewanee held the 38-37 lead.

-In the fourth quarter, the Tigers' 12-2 run in the final seven minutes secured the victory.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Kinsley Logan led Sewanee scorers with 15 points, with all her points coming from downtown.

-Lakeisha Phillips posted 13 points and six boards, while Ellie Treanton added 11 points.

-Sue Kim scored seven points and collected six rebounds, five assists and four steals.

PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN KEY STATISTICS
-Lauran Alvarez scored 16 points off the bench on 5-of-7 shooting and 4-of-5 from 3-point range.

UP NEXT
Sewanee returns home for a pre-Thanksgiving showdown with Maryville. Tip is scheduled for Tuesday night at 6 p.m. inside Juhan Gymnasium.

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