Today's Edition News Sports Obits Digital FAQ Weather Events Contests Classifieds Autos jobs jobs Search
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

ST. LOUIS — The Lady Eutectics overcame an eight-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Lady Owls 46-21 in the second half of Tuesday night's American Midwest Conference contest.

The loss was the third in a row for William Woods University, which tumbled to 1-3 both on the season and in the AMC. The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy — which received a game-high 32 points from Grace Beyer — improved to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

The Lady Owls ended the first half with a 12-3 run over the final 4 minutes, 9 seconds of the second quarter to take a 32-24 edge into the break. The Lady Eutectics, though, countered with a 10-1 run to start the third quarter, going in front 34-33 on a pair of free throws by Michon Forrest with 5:19 to play in the period.

William Woods went back in front on its next possession when freshman guard Natalie Thomas buried a 3-pointer, but UHSP closed the quarter by outscoring the Lady Owls 17-6 to open up a 51-42 lead.

The Lady Eutectics took control from there, outscoring William Woods 21-11 in the fourth quarter to secure the double-digit victory.

Junior guard Kiyanna Rodgers logged 19 points to pace three players in double figures for the Lady Owls, who shot just 37% (18-of-49) from the field. Junior guard Jheda Kennedy was next with 13 points and junior guard Amaya Keeling had 10.

Junior guard Arriyonn Phillips grabbed a team-high seven rebounds as William Woods was outrebounded 36-26.

Beyer made 11-of-17 shots — including 5-of-6 from 3-point range — to spark three players in double figures for UHSP, which shot 41% (25-of-61) overall. Elizabeth Allanach added 15 points and Makenzie Schierding posted a double-double with 12 points and a game-high 14 rebounds.

The Lady Owls will try to break out of their slide when they travel to No. 23 Lyon (Ark.) College for an AMC matchup at 1 p.m. Saturday.

COMMENTS - It looks like you're using Internet Explorer, which isn't compatible with our commenting system. You can join the discussion by using another browser, like Firefox or Google Chrome.
It looks like you're using Microsoft Edge. Our commenting system is more compatible with Firefox and Google Chrome.
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT