Lady Roadrunners Defeat Penn Valley
The Lady Roadrunners opened the second half of their season Jan. 7 when they took on the Penn Valley Community College Lady Scouts in Kansas City. SFCC (9-4) emerged with a 92-54 victory.
The Lady Roadrunners took a 7-4 lead to open the game. It was a lead they never surrendered. SFCC led 54-28 at halftime. The second half was more of the same as the Lady Roadrunners cruised to victory.
“I was very pleased with our energy,” said Lady Roadrunners Head Coach Kevin Bucher. “Everyone who came in played hard and aggressively.”
Sophomore guard Ariel Easton led SFCC in scoring with 28 points. She shot a blistering 10 of 14 from the field for the game and three of five from beyond the three-point line. Freshman guard Brittany Silas contributed 16 points in the game. She tied freshman guard Jermisha Watson for the team lead in steals with four. Easton and freshmen center Chanel Gwynn-Williams tied for the team lead in rebounds with five each. Watson dished out a team-high six assists. Gwynn-Williams also recorded team-high two blocked shots in the contest.
SFCC will open Region XVI play Jan. 14 against the Three Rivers Community College Lady Raiders at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
“It’s important to win our home games,” said Bucher. ”We want to start off on the right track.”
SFCC Athletics Department