Ala. ---- The Huntingdon College women’s basketball team fell 80-40
against cross-town rival, Faulkner University, on Thursday evening.
The Lady Hawks were outscored 44-19 in the first half, and the Lady
Eagles rolled in the victory by 40 points in the second period.
the first half, Faulkner shot an impressive 15-of-30 (50 percent), to
the Lady Hawks' 29.6 percent (8-of-26). Huntingdon continued its
struggles in the second half shooting 8-of-35 (22.9 percent. The Lady
Eagles outscored the Lady Hawks 36-21 in the final period, securing
Jodi Thomas led the team with 7 points and three rebounds. Senior
Ashton Salter and freshman Raven Prater each recorded 6 points in the
loss. Senior Chalise Hopkins posted a team-high 8 rebounds for
Huntingdon, and four points on the night.
the game, Faulkner held a 48-33 advantage on the glass. The Lady
Eagles converted 43.5 percent of its shots, hitting 27-of-62, while
the Lady Hawks finished 16-of-62 (25.8 percent).
(11-1) was led by Alissa Hargett with 19 points, including 5-of-7
from the three-point line. Faulkner's Brittney Carter added 17 points
and 7 rebounds in the win.
Lady Hawks' (3-2, GSAC 1-0) next game is against Franklin (Ind.) on
Wednesday, Dec. 29, in the Huntingdon Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at
Roland Arena. Tip-off is set for 10 a.m.