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No. 8 Lady Senators roll past Spartanburg Methodist, 79-53
 January 11, 2013

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For just the third time all season, the eighth ranked Walters State Lady Senators allowed more than 50 points in a game, Thursday, but they still picked up their 14th win of the year in a 79-53 victory over Spartanburg Methodist.
The Lady Senators (14-1) raced out to a 20-point halftime lead before allowing 32 points in the second half, which tied the most points allowed in a single half against Walters State all season, in the win.

A night after shooting better than 64 percent in a 91-point win at Tri-County Technical College, the Lady Senators shot 47 percent and held the homestanding Lady Pioneers (5-11) to 30 percent shooting in the contest.

Freshman Bre Hall completed a stellar road trip with 19 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead Walters State in the win. Hall scored a career high 26 points in Wednesday’s win.

Hall’s eight rebounds was tied for top honors on the team with Tangela Crenshaw, as the Lady Senators held a 46-34 edge on the glass. Walters State also forced 23 turnovers and scored 21 points off of those miscues.

The Lady Senators took a 41-21 lead at halftime by shooting 48.6 percent (18 of 37) from the field, and they ended the night knocking down 47.1 percent (32 of 68) of their shots. Walters State also fought off foul trouble most of the game, committing 25 fouls and ending the night with nine players recording at least two fouls in the win.

Spartanburg Methodist shot 30 percent (18 of 60) from the field, including just 2 of 15 (13.3 percent) from the 3-point line in the contest, and they made just 15 of 26 from the free throw line.

Hall’s 19 points led Walters State, while Aisjah Roan scored 17 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists in the win. Donnesha Shuler added 14 points, Jasmine McAllister tallied 10 and Monashia Bolduc totaled nine in the contest. Karly Frye handed out seven assists, while Shuler and Caprisha Rogers both had three steals in the victory.

Shanolla Council led the Lady Pioneers with 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Simoy Evans had nine points in the loss.

The Lady Senators return to Tennessee Community College Athletic Association action Tuesday when they host Cleveland State inside ‘Z’ Buda Gymnasium. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.

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