BATESVILLE, Ark. – Five Scots scored in double-figures to help lead the ninth-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team to a 98-30 victory over St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Saturday. The Scots held the Eutectics to just 24 percent from the field on 12-of-50 from the floor, while forcing a season high 26 turnovers. The win was the fifth straight against St. Louis Pharmacy, and fourth straight win of the season for the Scots.
Kiara Moore (SR/Little Rock, Ark.) (pictured below left) and Ali Tucker (SO/Jonesboro, Ark.) each led the team with 14 points, while Robin Stewart (JR/Alma, Ark.) (pictured below right) came off the bench to record 12. Liz Henderson (FR/Newark, Ark.) followed that up with 11 points, while Allison Tackett (JR/Bauxite, Ark.) pitched in 10 points. Madison Riley (FR/Judsonia, Ark.) also scored nine points to go over 200 total points for her career.
St. Louis Pharmacy was led by Lauren Roethemeyer's 10 points, while Morgan Rose added eight.
Lyon now has an 18-3 overall record and 14-2 mark in the American Midwest Conference, while St. Louis Pharmacy falls to 2-17 overall and 1-16 in the AMC. Lyon remains in second place in the conference, while St. Louis Pharmacy is in last place. In other AMC games today, No. 1 Freed-Hardeman defeated Park 86-49 to remain undefeated and in first place in the conference, while No. 13 Columbia defeated Hannibal-LaGrange 75-56 to remain in third place. No. 24 Lindenwood-Belleville pulled off a close win over Harris-Stowe 60-59 and is back in a tie with William Woods University for fourth place.
BY THE NUMBERS
14 – The Scots lit up the Eutectics from beyond the arc hitting 14 three-pointers on the day. Tucker and Stewart each led the team with four apiece, while Tackett and Henderson recorded two long range shots. Moore and Riley each had one.
52.9 – Lyon made 36-of-68 from the field for 52.9 percent in the game, led by five made field goals from Moore and Tucker. Henderson, Riley, Stewart and Tackett all made four field goals, while Sarah Elkins (SO/Greenwood, Ark.) had three total field goals.
51 – The Scots grabbed a season high 51 rebounds in the game, posting one more rebound from the previous high of 50 against Philander-Smith on Nov. 29, 2016. Henderson's six led the Scots, while Moore, Tackett and Gracen Ratliff (FR/Batesville, Ark.) grabbed five apiece. Hailey Hastings (SR/Batesville Ark.) and Samantha French (SO/Marshfield, Mo.) followed with four rebounds each.
24 – The team also had 24 assists led by six from Riley. Moore was second on the team with five dimes, while Tressa Linson (SO/Blue Eye, Mo.) totaled four
The Scots held the Eutectics to under 10 points in three of the four quarters played today. Lyon jumped out to a 16-2 lead, and later led 21-4 after the first quarter. Lyon opened up the second period on an 8-0 run and held SLCOP scoreless for just over three minutes. With a 29-6 lead, Henderson, Moore and Tucker connected for six straight three-pointers to give Lyon a 47-10 lead at the 2:43 mark. Lyon would lead 53-12 at halftime.
Lyon outscored St. Louis Pharmacy 26-8 in the third period to lead 79-20, before posting 19 points in the final period. The team opened the fourth quarter on a 12-5 run on their way to the decisive home victory.
WHAT'S AHEAD FOR THE SCOTS
Lyon will play a makeup game from Jan. 14 on the road against Harris-Stowe Monday. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. The Scots then return to Becknell Gymnasium on Thursday for a matchup with Central Baptist at 5:30 p.m.
|St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.) 2-17, 1-16 AMC||4||8||8||10||30|
|Lyon College 18-3, 14-2 AMC||21||32||26||19||98|
|Feb. 4, 2017|
|St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.)||Indv. Leaders||Lyon College|
|#50 Lauren Roethemeyer - 10||Points||2 Players (#1,#21) - 14|
|#40 Morgan Dermody - 10||Rebounds||#5 Liz Henderson - 6|
|#21 Gabrielle Morgan - 3||Assists||#30 Madison Riley - 6|
|St. Louis Pharmacy (Mo.)||Team Statistics||Lyon College|
|24% (12 - 50)||Field Goals %||52.9% (36 - 68)|
|0% (0 - 6)||3 Point Field Goals %||42.4% (14 - 33)|
|54.5% (6 - 11)||Free Throws||85.7% (12 - 14)|
|0||2nd Chance Pts||0|