Ga. --- The Huntingdon College women’s basketball team won its'
second Great South Athletic Conference contest, 73-62, against
Spelman College on Monday evening in Atlanta, Ga. The Lady Hawks
fought back from a 10-point deficit mid-way through the second period
to win by 11-points.
fell down by as much as 10-points twice in the first-half, 18-8 and
25-15. However, the Lady Hawks responded with a 7-0 run cutting
Spelman's lead to four points at the half, 26-22.
the second-half, Huntingdon finally got its' first lead of the game,
48-47, from LaTerial Williams' jump shot with 9:52 left in the game.
The Jaguars regained the lead on its' next possession, but Devin
Douglas' lay-up with 8:51 left in the game gave the Lady Hawks the
lead for good.
went on a 7-0 run with 2:29 left in the final period, extending its'
lead to 63-54. LaTerial Williams helped secure Huntingdon's win by
converting 7-of-8 free throws with under two minutes remaining in the
LaTerial Williams and Jessi Andrews each scored a game-high 18-
points, followed by Devin Douglas and Ashton Salter with 12 and 10
points, respectively. Salter led the Lady Hawks' with 9 rebounds,
while LaTerial Williams tallied six in the win.
the game, Huntingdon and Spelman each record 50 rebounds. The Lady
Hawks converted 38.3 percent of its shots, hitting 23-of-60, while
the Jaguars finished 20-of-65 (30.8 percent).
Jaguars (1-9, GSAC 1-5) were led by Amanda Alexander with 16-points,
followed by Jessica Reagans 14 in the loss.
Lady Hawks' (5-8, GSAC 2-3) next game is against Great South Athletic
Conference opponent, Wesleyan College, on Wednesday, Jan. 19, in
Macon, Ga. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.