Lady Wolves move to 8-1 with win

Published 7:44 pm Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Copiah-Lincoln Community College Lady Wolves move to 8-1 on the year with a 68-50 win over Delgado this weekend to close out the first semester of the 2018-2019 season. The win over Delgado is the 12 victory for Co-Lin against the program over the last five years. The Lady Wolves are back in action Jan. 7 as Co-Lin host Southern Arkansas University Tech in Mullen Gymnasium at 5 p.m.

The Lady Dolphins led 2-0 in the first 13 seconds of the game, but back-to-back layups from Camryn Davis and Sha’Quandra Carter put the Lady Wolves on top 4-2. Co-Lin would not give up that lead for the remainder of the contest. A 12-2 run in the first quarter helped the Lady Wolves stretch that lead to 10 points, 16-6 with just 2:36 remaining in the opening quarter.

The teams traded baskets for most of the second quarter as the action was back and forth. Co-Lin took a nine-point, 31-22, lead into the locker room at half in the low scoring affair.

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The Lady Wolves quickly pulled away to a double-digit lead early in the third quarter and held on to it for the rest of the game. A 10-2 run early in the fourth gave Co-Lin a 20-point advantage late in the forth and secured the win.

Camryn Davis led Co-Lin with her first career double-double. The freshman poured in 21 points and brought down a team-high 11 rebounds. T’Kyra Hicks added 11 points as she went 3-of-5 from three-point range. Darien Tubby had a strong outing with 10 assists on the day, her second game with double-digit assists.

Three Lady Dolphins scored double digits with Kyndia Poullard leading the way with 22. DanNecia Nora added 16 and Indya Tutt netted 12. Nora also led the Lady Dolphins in rebounds with 10 for a double-double.

Co-Lin shot 38 percent (26-of-69) from the floor, 41 percent (9-of-22) from three-point range, and 58 percent (7-of-12) from the free throw line. The Lady Dolphins shot 38 percent (18-of-48) from the floor, 25 percent (3-of-12) from downtown, and 69 percent (11-of-16) from the stripe. Co-Lin out rebounded Delgado 41-39 and had 13 fewer turnovers as the Lady Dolphins lost the ball 30 times.