The Lady Roadrunners used a strong second half to defeat the Independence Community College Lady Pirates from Independence, Kan., Dec. 4 at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center. SFCC (10-3) held a slim 31-29 advantage going into halftime. The Lady Roadrunners outscored the Lady Pirates 37-29 in the second half to secure the 68-58 victory.
“Our defense was a lot better in the second half,” said Lady Roadrunners Head Coach Kevin Bucher. “We really got after it. That’s when we built our lead.”
A trio of players led the Lady Roadrunners in scoring. Freshman guard Antoinette Taylor, sophomore guard Mia Wesley and freshman guard Apiphany Woods each scored 13 points. Freshman forward Asia Mosley contributed 10 points. Freshman guard Adella Randle-EL also registered 10 points and led the team in steals with five. Mosley and freshman guard/forward Julia Torres pulled down a team-high six rebounds apiece. Torres and Wesley dished out a team-high three assists each.
The Lady Roadrunners will close out their first semester schedule with a trip to Peoria, Ill., Dec. 8 to take on Illinois Central College. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.
“Illinois Central is a good team with a lot of tradition,” said Bucher. “It will be another good road test for us.”
SFCC Athletics Department