Cowgirls Win At Sul Ross State

Cowgirls Win At Sul Ross State

ALPINE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's basketball team used a strong third-quarter push to pull away from Sul Ross State and won 77-56 in American Southwest Conference action in Alpine.

Hardin-Simmons jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first 5:16 of the game and led 17-6 after the first quarter. The Lobos had a strong second quarter and cut the deficit at halftime to 28-23.

HSU used a 22-2 run in the third quarter to push the lead out to 55-31 and never let the Lobos back in the game.

The Cowgirls dominated in the paint outscoring the Lobos 44-20 in the paint. HSU also had a 17-5 advantage in bench scoring.

Taylor Gaffney led the Cowgirls with 22 points, Parris Parmer had 17 points and Kaitlyn Ellis had 16 points.  

Chandra Nunez led the Lobos with 22 points and Maria Maldanado added 15.

The Cowgirls are now 18-5 on the year and 12-2 in conference play. Sul Ross State fell to 6-17 overall and 4-10 in league play. HSU will close the regular season with road games at UT-Dallas and Ozarks.

 

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