Women's Basketball Holds on to Defeat LaGrange 60-54

Women's Basketball Holds on to Defeat LaGrange 60-54

By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor 

DEMOREST, Ga. – Kristin Rampersad led the Vikings with 15 points as the Berry College women's basketball team held on to defeat LaGrange College 60-54 on Saturday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Vikings were ahead, 24-21, at the end of the first half.
  • Berry then added 26 points in the third quarter to extend their lead to, 50-35.
  • The Vikings shot 44.2-percent (19-of-43) to the Panthers' 30.0-percent (15-of-50).
  • LaGrange added 35 rebounds to Berry's 34, while the Vikings led the game in assists (12-5) and steals (9-6).

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Rampersad: 15 points, 3-of-10 FG, 3 3PT, 6-for-6 FT
  • Nia Smith: 14 points, 4-of-7 FG, 2 3PT, 4-for-4 FT, 4 REBS, 2 STLS
  • Rosie Lynch: 8 points, 3-for-4 FG, 1 3PT, 1-for-1 FT, 5 REBS, 2 STLS
  • Alex Weems: 8 points, 4-for-7 FG, 6 REBS, 1 STL

LAGRANGE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Lauren Johnson: 16 points, 4-for-8 FG, 1 3PT, 7-for-11 FT
  • Kelsey Walthall: 9 points, 3-for-12 FG, 3-for-4 FT, 7 REBS, 2 STLS
  • Jeris Johnson: 7 points, 2-for-3 FG, 3-for-3 FT, 3 REBS

NOTABLES:

  • The Vikings improve to 3-2 on the season.
  • Eight Berry players added at least three points in the win, and 14 Vikings found time on the court.

UP NEXT:

Berry will take on Piedmont College in their next matchup Sunday at 4:00pm.