The women’s basketball team resumed conference play against the Rosemont College Ravens. The Phoenix women’s basketball team (6-5, 5-1 CSAC) beat the Ravens (2-9, 2-5 CSAC). A monster fourth-quarter run to landed them to a final score of 69-50.
How it happened
The first quarter was low-scoring for both teams. Wilson scored 10 of their 12 points at the free-throw line, while the other two came off a layup from junior Samira Murphy (Virginia Beach, VA., Great Bridge Christian). In the second quarter, Murphy scored the team’s lone three-pointer of the half. The Phoenix closed out the first half up by five with a score of 30-25. Junior Yaya Cannon (Lancaster, Pa., Elizabethtown College) closed out the third quarter with three consecutive layups to put Wilson in the lead 43-39. In the fourth quarter, the Phoenix offense pushed a 14-0 scoring run to extend their lead to 61-47. Sophomore Krystal Kienast (Purcellville, VA, Loudon Valley HS) closed out the game with a layup to bring the game to its final score of 69-50.
Inside the box score
Yaya Cannon led the team in points, steals, and assists earning 16 points, four steals, and seven assists. Samira Murphy earned herself another double-double for the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds in the game.
Coming up next in Women’s Basketball
The next game for the Wilson College Phoenix will be a home event versus conference opponent Cairn University (7-5, 5-2 CSAC), Tuesday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m.