The Lady Hornets won their game against scrappy Cal-State East Bay 67-53 on Saturday, Nov. 9, improving 2-0 on the season and advancing today in the Tip-Off Classic in Anaheim, CA.
Merissa Quick led in scoring with 19 points; all nine players scored at least five points. The Lady Hornets outrebounded the Pioneers 46-31 on the night as Kionna Kellogg, Kelly Moten and Desiree Wylie each had seven boards.
The Lady Hornets led at the half 39-23, leading by as much as 21 points, holding off the Pioneers in the last five minutes of the game to take the victory.
The win sets up an early season top ten match-up as #5 Emporia State takes on #9 Concordia-St. Paul, hailing from Minnesota. Concordia-St. Paul defeated Pittsburg State on Saturday night, moving to 2-0 in the Tip-Off Classic. It is also a key early season regional match-up for the two teams.
Tip-off is set for 1:15 pm Central Time, in Anaheim, CA. That game can be heard on MIX 104.9, and on KVOE.com.