January 06, 2017

Aleksei Smith Leads Lady Cats in Big Win

Lady CatsThe Lady Bobcats faced Grace University (Neb.) on Friday afternoon and picked up their 14th win on the season by a whopping score of 92-30.

The Lady Cats had five players hit double-figures, as freshman Aleksei Smith scored a season-high 18 points, including 4-of-5 treys, to lead the way. Lakin Simmerman and Hannah Wisdom tallied 11 points apiece, while Tristen Underdown also hit a season high as she and Cassidy Johnson posted 10 points each.  Kelsie Cleeton and Shelby Roberts each snagged a game-high 8 rebounds.

The Lady Cats’ bench scored 55 points, tallying 57% of the playing time.  Overall, the women drained 10 of their 23 three-pointers and shot a solid 48.6% from the field.

Grace University struggled against the Lady Cats' steady defense, hitting only 22.4% of their shots.  The Royals were also out-rebounded 49-23.  Danielle Evans was the leading scorer for Grace with 15 points.

The Lady Cats’ season record now stands at 14-4..  The Lady Cats are scheduled to return to their home court next Saturday, January 14, to face Crowley’s Ridge College at 2 p.m.