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Women's Basketball Captures Win Over Fort Scott CC On Sophomore Night

Women's Basketball Captures Win Over Fort Scott CC On Sophomore Night

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The KCKCC women's basketball team closed out their home regular season schedule with a 64-52 win over Fort Scott CC on Wednesday night inside the KCKCC Fieldhouse, on the annual Sophomore Night.

The Blue Devils end the regular season campaign with a 15-12 overall record and 7-7 mark in the KJCCC. 

KCKCC got out to a 5-0 start after baskets from Faith Putz and Ikia Elam and would lead 14-9 after the first quarter. Despite the Greyhounds hanging around with the Blue Devils, KCKCC continued to lead the second quarter and got a big three-point bucket from Aysia Arrowood to give the team a 24-20 lead. It was a tight battle the rest of the half and KCKCC would lead 30-27.

With a 33-29 lead in the third quarter De'Jaria Guillory made a basket with 7:48 left in the period and would add another basket two minutes later. The Blue Devils continued to keep the pace up and led by eight points at 42-34 heading to the fourth quarter. Elam and Jennifer Guilbeaux made baskets to extend the KCKCC lead by more than 10 points. With 5:40 left in the final period, Lacy Whitcomb and Guillory scored six straight points combined to give KCKCC a 55-39 lead, which eventually led the Blue Devils to a win.

Elam posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds on 5-of-7 shooting. Mercer Roberts and Faith Putz each had 10 points for the Blue Devils. 

KCKCC now awaits their seeding in the upcoming KJCCC Tournament, which begins on Monday, Feb. 28.