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No. 7 Lady Senators close regular season with huge road win
 February 24, 2013

HARRIMAN, Tenn. – The seventh ranked Walters State Lady Senators closed out their regular season in style Saturday night, as they had five players reach double figures in an 87-42 rout of Roane State in Harriman.

In all, 11 of the 12 Lady Senators to see action dented the scoring column, with six of those going for at least eight points. Walters State’s bench also outscored the home team, 41-17, and the Lady Senators turned 24 Roane State turnovers into 18 points on the offensive end.

With the win, Walters State has now won 20 games in a row to improve to 26-1 on the season, and they end the regular season with a perfect 18-0 record in Tennessee Community College Athletic Association play.

The loss drops the Lady Raiders to 8-20 overall and 6012 in TCCAA action going into their final regular season game next week on the road at Vincennes.

The Lady Senators never trailed as they completed their run to perfection in the league. Their lead swelled to 19 midway through the first half before costing to a 43-20 lead at halftime.

Roane State never had a chance to get back in it in the second half, as Walters State opened the half on a 24-11 run to build the lead to 67-31 with 11:40 to play. The Lady Senators cruised from there, with their largest lead of the night being the final margin.

Walters State shot 48.1 percent (37 of 77) from the field in the contest, including 5 of 14 from long range. The Lady Senators also knocked down 8 of 12 from the free throw line.

Monashia Bolduc led Walters State with 16 points, while Aisjah Roan added 13 points and seven rebounds. Tangela Crenshaw and Jasmine McAllister both added 11 points, Donnesha Shuler finished with 10 points and Karly Frye totaled eight points and six assists in the win.

Roane State shot just 26.4 percent (14 of 53) from the field in the loss. Jassmine Franklin tallied 12 points and Rameja Bell added 11 in the defeat.

The Lady Senators will be the top seed in the NJCAA Region VII Tournament when play opens March 5 at Motlow State Community College in Lynchburg.


























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