L-R Women's Basketball Holds Off Brevard, 66-59, To Move Into First Place
February 18, 2012
Lenoir-Rhyne now tied with Catawba and Wingate atop the league standings
|Lenoir-Rhyne senior guard Cameron Sealey finished with a team-high 14 points in a 66-59 victory on the road against Brevard Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Gymnasium in Brevard, N.C.|
Brevard, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (19-6, 11-5) moved into a first-place tie in the South Atlantic Conference standings after defeating Brevard (6-18, 1-15), 66-59, Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Gymnasium.
Senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) finished with a team-high 14 points for Lenoir-Rhyne, who has now moved into a tie for first in the conference standings with Catawba and Wingate.
Lenoir-Rhyne also won its third straight game and improved to 13-0 all-time against Brevard.
The Tornados' Michaela Watkins (Forest City, N.C.) led all scorers with 19 points while Anna Schlobohm (Greensboro, N.C.) added 10 points despite the setback.
Lenoir-Rhyne forged ahead to a 44-32 lead with 14:59 remaining in the second half before Brevard cut the margin to 60-57 on a jump shot by Schlobohm with 1:47 left but the Bears ended the game with an 6-2 run to seal the victory.
Lenoir-Rhyne held a 43-32 edge in rebounding and limited Brevard to just 38 percent shooting (23-of-61) for the contest.
L-R stays on the road to take on Tusculum in Greeneville, Tenn., while Brevard remains at home to face Newberry. Both South Atlantic Conference contest begin at 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday.