College Roundup: HLGU women get conference victory

Posted: Jan. 20, 2013 12:24 am Updated: Feb. 10, 2013 1:15 am


The Hannibal-LaGrange University women's basketball team picked up a 58-47 American Midwest Conference victory over Park University on Saturday in Hannibal, Mo.

The Lady Trojans improved to 11-7 overall and 4-3 in the AMC, while Park fell to 5-11, 2-5. It was the second straight AMC win for HLGU.

HLGU used an 11-3 run to open the second half to create an eight-point lead and then closed the half with a 9-2 run to seal the win.

Ashleigh Spencer led HLGU with 18 points and six rebounds. Trenee Thornton added 11 points for the Lady Trojans.

Danville 67, John Wood 55: The Lady Blazers trailed 27-26 halftime but were outscored 40-29 in the second half as they suffered a MidWest Athletic Conference loss in Danville, Ill.

The Lady Blazers shot 48 percent from the field in the first half but only hit 35 percent of their shots after halftime.

Lacrosica Metts and Ashlyn Fore scored 11 points apiece to lead JWCC, while Allison Loos added 10 points.

MidAmerica Nazarene 95, Culver-Stockton 66: The Wildcats suffered a Heart of America Athletic Conference loss in Canton, Mo.

The Lady Pioneers rushed to a 51-31 halftime lead and never let the Wildcats get close. The No. 10-ranked Lady Pioneers shot a blistering 66 percent from the field.

The Wildcats, on the other hand, shot 25 percent in the first half and 29 percent for the game.

Mimi Reaves led C-SC (8-11, 3-6) with 21 points and Kati Davis added 14.


Park 58, Hannibal-LaGrange 50: Despite outshooting Park from the field, HLGU lost an AMC contest in Hannibal, Mo.

It's the seventh straight loss for HLGU, dating back to Dec. 8.

The Trojans shot 46 percent from the field, compared to just 37 percent for Park. However, HLGU gave up 17 points from the free-throw line.

Jomal Green led HLGU (3-15, 0-6) with 11 points. Abraham Arinyakono and Alistair McCann added 10 points apiece.

HLGU was in a 27-21 at halftime and stayed close in the second half, never letting Park's lead get above single digits.


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