Bristol, T.N.- The Emmanuel Women's Basketball Team traveled away to face King University. The ladies faced King once and held a victory, but not this go around. The final score was 48-60, with King taking the win. Mikayla Trombley and Timia Reynolds led the ladies in scoring. Timia Reynolds and Elise Coberly snagged the most overall rebounds and Timia Reynolds had the most assists in the game.
Lochlain Corliss started out the first quarter with a 3-point jump shot in the first minute. Genesis Jones was next with the second 3-pointer of the game. The ladies were down 6-18 when Avery Scarbrough came through with a layup. King held onto to the lead and the quarter finished with a score of 8-26.
The second quarter started out with a 3-pointer from Mikayla Trombley coming off of an offensive rebound. Genesis Jones came through with a jump shot. Mikayla Trombley came around and stole the ball from King allowing Timia Reynolds to make a jump shot. The ladies were making a comeback with a score now of 15-26. Ashlyn Loudermilk made a jump shot and was followed by Timia Reynolds, who put up four points. Taylor Delasbour cleared her first 3-pointer of the game. She was fouled and made both of her free throws to end the second quarter. The Lady Lions made a nice comeback with a score of 26-33.
The ladies caught back up after halftime with automatic scoring by Timia Reynolds and Avery Scarbrough. Lochlain Corliss put up a layup to bring the ladies within three points of tying the game up. Mikayla Trombley did just that and tied the game up with her second 3-pointer. The game was now 35-35. King did not allow the ladies to regain the lead, but was soon leading them by eleven points. Miakyla Trombley cleared her third 3-pointer to end the third quarter. The score was now 38-52.
King played heavy defense starting out the fourth quarter, but Genesis Jones broke through scoring a layup. Timia Reynolds put up her first 3-pointer and was followed by Elise Coberly. Mikayla Trombley scoring her fourth 3-pointer would be the last points scored from the Lady Lions. The ladies fell 48-57, but played a great game.
The ladies are now overall 9-10, with a Carolina Conference record of 7-8. Your Lady Lions will be at home Saturday Feb. 4th playing against Belmont Abbey. That game will begin at 2:00 P.M.
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