La Roche Takes Another Step Towards AMCC Regular Season Title, Will Look to Clinch Home Court on Saturday at Bradford

La Roche Takes Another Step Towards AMCC Regular Season Title, Will Look to Clinch Home Court on Saturday at Bradford

PITTSBURGH, PA – La Roche took a step closer to earning their sixth straight AMCC Regular Season title and home court advantage in the AMCC Tournament after defeating Pitt-Greensburg 81-54 on Wednesday night. The Redhawks can clinch both with a victory on Saturday at Pitt-Bradford.

La Roche opened the game on a 12-0 run and carried a 19-8 lead into the first break. Gloria Schifino was on fire in the first quarter hitting a pair of three-pointers and dishing out 2 assists. The Redhawks continued their hot shooting in the second quarter and entered halftime converting 61% (14 of 23) to grab a 34-23 lead. Sabrina McLin was extremely efficient in the first half with 9 points and 5 assists while Schifino led all scorers with 10 points (4 of 5 FG).

The Redhawks forced turnover after turnover in the third quarter for a 58-30 lead and proceeded to roll in the fourth quarter. La Roche matched their first half output shooting 61% from the field and McLin netting 18 points.

La Roche was a force inside winning the rebounding battle (28-18) and outscoring Greensburg both in the paint (52-26) and off second chance points (19-7). The Redhawks shot 61% for the game (31 of 51) and 67% from distance (4 of 6).

McLin finished with a game-high 27 points (9 for 13 FG) to go along with 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Danasha Harris had 10 points, 8 assists and 4 steals while TiChina Mitchell (17 points) and Schifino (10 points) also reached double figures.

Saturday's tip-off is 4pm.

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