Friday, December 09, 2016

HBU Huskies take down Arlington Baptist 75-55

Photo by Robert H Kelly
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By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2016 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 9, 2016) The Houston Baptist University Huskies women’s basketball team notched their second win of the season with a 75-55 thumping of the Arlington Baptist Patriots at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston on Friday, December 9, 2016. The Huskies had five players scoring in double digits with Taylor Kollmorgan coming off the bench to tally 10 points and pull down 11 rebounds for her second career double-double.

Freshman Charlotte Hodges also contributed off the bench, chipping in 14 points to lead all HBU scores. Arlington Baptist starting forward Kayla Beattie led all scorers with 17 points. The Huskies also had three other players scoring in double digits; senior guard Heidi Byrd scored 12 points and was three-of-three from the free throw line. Sophomore guard AmandaJohnson added 11 points with freshman guard Lauren Carver adding 10. The Patriots had two players scoring in double digits with Zayda Gonzales and Jayzhia scoring 14 and 13 points respectively. Next up for the Huskies will be a December 21 match up against the University of Louisiana-Monroe with a 7 p.m. start at home.

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