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Solid Second Half, Balanced Scoring Gives Centenary Blowout Win against Dallas Christian
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – The Ladies only led by two at half, but the Maroon and White outscored the Crusaders 41-17 in the second half as Centenary (5-11) defeated Dallas Christian 74-48 Monday night, January 16.
With the Ladies up one early in the second half, senior Linda Gomez Gil took a defensive board all the way for a fastbreak hoop while sophomore Jasmine Morris made a pair from the line.
Morris finished the game with a team high 13 points on a 9-for-11 mark from the charity stripe – topping the century mark (103) and taking over the NCAA Division III lead in made free throws¬¬.
Up 39-35 later in the third quarter, the Ladies used an 8-1 run to take a double-digit lead for good. Sophomore Erin Temple split from the line and …show more content…

The Crusaders split from the line to cut the deficit to 17-11, but Doty hit a fastbreak three and Morris added a jumper.
Centenary led 22-12 after a quarter as Morris scored 11 of her 13 points in the frame.
With Centenary up 24-12, Dallas Christian scored 10 unanswered to make it a one-possession game in the second quarter. Shamara Taylor and Victoria Kyukendall hit layups. Kyukendall than hit a pair from the line, and a steal and hoop and a layup by Shamara Taylor cut the lead to one possession. Centenary led 24-22 with 4:48 left in the second quarter.
The Ladies had the ball up four late in the second quarter, but a steal by Ta’kela Taylor and a fastbreak hoop by Christionna Hawkins cut the lead to two at break.
Despite making 11 field goals to Centenary’s eight in the first half, Dallas Christian trailed and only went 4-for-23 (17.4 percent) from the field as the Ladies pulled away. Kyukendall led all scorers with 19 for the game, while Shamara Taylor added 10. Ta’kela Taylor contributed a game-best 13

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