MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's basketball team won its home opener and extended its winning streak to five games with a 73-55 victory over Brevard College on Sunday.
Senior Alex Lowery and junior Shaonica Thomas led the Lady Hawks (7-1, 3-0 USA South). Lowery led all scorers with 21 points and also had three assists. Lowery, who scored 12 points in the first half, finished 8-for-12 from the field. Thomas turned in a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Leading 10-8 with 5:34 left in the first quarter, Huntingdon began to pull away with a 12-3 run. The Lady Hawks led 22-13 at the start of the second quarter and continued to pull ahead.
A basket by Ry Whetstone gave Huntingdon an 11-point lead less than two minutes into the second quarter. The Lady Hawks would lead by double digits for the remainder of the game. Huntingdon carried a 14-point lead, 37-23, into the half and led by 26 points, 59-33, at the end of three quarters.
Brevard (6-3, 2-2 USA South) pulled within 14 points in the fourth quarter before Huntingdon answered and closed out the game.
Records: Huntingdon (7-1, 3-0 USA South); Brevard (6-3, 2-2 USA South)
Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts conference rival Berea (5-2, 2-0 USA South) on Monday at noon.