Eagles power past Trailblazers
WILMORE, Ky. – Asbury’s women knocked down 24-of -27 free throws as they withstood two big runs by Ohio Christian and pulled away for a 90-76 win. Laura Carroll missed only one from the line with 10 of game high 28 points coming from the charity stripe.
Chelsea Williams’ first career 20 point game fueled the Eagles all night long as the sophomore guard knocked down 5-of-8 three point attempts. Williams would add 3-of-4 from the free throw line and finish with 20 points and four assists in only 25 minutes.
Asbury shot over 50% for the game and connected on 8-of-18 three point attempts. The Eagles built an early 19 point lead in the first half at 30-11. The Trailblazers fought back to make it an eight point game at the break and would briefly take the lead in the second half at 64-63 and at 66-65. From that point on the Eagles went on a 15-0 run to push their lead to 14 with 2:52 left.
Lakin Griffith recorded her fifth double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Kayla Bargo came off the bench to score 15 points and dish out six assists, both career highs.
The Eagles head to Puerto Rico to play two games next week before entering KIAC play in January.