Women's Basketball Rolls Past Southeastern
GRAYSON, Ky. – Asbury women’s basketball didn’t miss a beat, even with missing three starters in a 73-56 defeat of Southeastern (Fla.) in Kentucky Christian’s Super 8 Classic on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles were missing Lakin Griffth, Laura Carroll and Chelsea Clark who couldn’t make the game, and will miss Friday’s game as well, as they complete their student teaching requirements.
Trenia Barbee and Kelli Rinehart posted double-doubles, Barbee scored a game-high 16 points on 7-of-16 shooting while pulling down 10 rebounds. She also added six assists and three steals. Rinehart scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, filling in for Griffith.
The Eagles (2-2) shot 47% from the floor and connected on half of their 20 three-point attempts. Dorian Downs hit four treys and scored 12 points. Annissia Wood, starting for the first time in her career, scored 12 points, recorded five rebounds and handed out three assists. Wood scored five points from the free-throw line. Asbury shot 73% from the charity stripe in the game. Southeastern (1-1) was led by Kristen Scholl with 11 points.
Asbury will play Cincinnati-Clermont on Friday in the Super 8 Classic at 2pm and again will miss the three student-teachers. The Eagles wrap up play at KCU when they battle the hosts on Saturday at 4pm.