COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wallace State’s women’s basketball team wins third consecutive game


HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s women’s basketball team notched a 78-67 road victory at Roane State over the weekend, extending the Lady Lions’ winning streak to three games.

Imari Martin and DeMaurea Moore each paced with Wallace State with 16 points apiece. Moore added eight rebounds, while Martin had seven assists.

Sophomore Jada Golden scored 12 points for Wallace State, and Channing Gafford pitched in with 11 points and eight rebounds. Miajah Bullock added eight points.

Wallace State (7-3) nursed a 20-18 lead after the first quarter and extended it to 34-31 at the half.

Roane State put its best run together in the third, trimming Wallace State’s lead to 51-50 by quarter’s end.

The Lady Lions closed the game on a big surge, tallying 27 points in the fourth quarter.

Kyra Williams and Jasmine Baker added five points apiece off the Wallace State bench.

Wallace State is averaging 82.2 points per game over the opening 10 games. The Lady Lions posted a season-high 114 points vs. Cleveland State on Dec. 4 as

Bullock scored a career-high 25 points and six players overall posted double digits.

Wallace State has reached the 100-point plateau in two games and scored 90 or more in six games.

Wallace State travels to Wallace Community College-Selma on Saturday for a second matchup this season against the Lady Patriots.

Wednesday’s previously scheduled game vs. Carver College has been postponed.

The Wallace State men are also 7-3 and travel to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College on Tuesday before also making the trip to Selma on Saturday.

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