BEAVER, PA – La Roche women's basketball beat Carlow University 75-46 to win the Penn State Beaver Tip-Off Tournament. The Lady Redhawks downed Penn State Beaver 101-62 in the tournament semifinals.
La Roche brought a 32-25 lead into halftime but embarked on an incredible 29-4 run to break the game open in the second half.
Five Lady Redhawks scored in double figures. Danasha Harris led all scorers with 12 points and added 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Sabrina McLin finished with 11 points and 6 rebounds while LaShauna Brothers had 11 points and 5 rebounds. Leslie McPherson and Casie Cygan each had 10 points in the Lady Redhawks' victory.
The Lady Redhawks outrebounded Carlow 36-27 and forced 26 Celtic's turnovers. The bench played a major role scoring thirty-six points in the win.
The women's basketball team will attempt to sweep the season series when they travel to Carlow on Tuesday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30PM.
Note: With her 10 points against Carlow, Casie Cygan moved into third place on La Roche's all-time scoring list. She is now just one point shy of Stephanie Pencak for second place all-time.