STEUBENVILLE, OH – Chantelle Jennings tallied 16 points on 6 of 11 shooting and Jaquaylla Kessler added 4 steals as the Lady Redhawks (11-4, 6-2) downed Franciscan (2-11, 1-7) 70-47 in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Action on Monday.
The Lady Redhawks stormed out to a 21-2 lead and held the Barons without a field goal until the 9:01 mark of the first half.
La Roche had a 42-17 halftime lead and was up by as many as 33 points before the Barons finished the game on a 13-2 run.
Kessler recorded a season-high 11 points and Jessica Pitts added 13 points on 6 of 8 shooting. Twelve of the fifteen Lady Redhawks who saw action scored at least one point. Leslie McPherson finished with a career-high 6 rebounds.
Franciscan shot 25% from the floor and made only five field goals in the first half. Leading scorer Molly Coogan was held to a season-low nine points and Christine Conrad was the only Baron to reach double figures with 10 points.
La Roche Women's Basketball will host Mt. Aloysius (4-9, 2-5) on Thursday, January 20 at 6:00PM at the Kerr Fitness Center. The Mounties are coming off of a 92-37 win over Hilbert.