Greene County News
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Central State University women’s basketball team led from beginning to end in a 81-37 victory over Bluefield State College on Friday night.
Playing on the campus of Kentucky State University, CSU scored the first 15 points of the game and never trailed. At the end of the first quarter, CSU grabbed an 18-3 lead. The Marauders had their highest scoring quarter of the season with 27 points in the second quarter, taking a 45-12 lead into the break.
CSU owned a 36-point lead at the end of the third period and led by as many as 45 points in the final minutes of the fourth quarter while cruising to the eventual victory.
The CSU defense forced Bluefield State into 40 turnovers. The Marauders held a 39-10 advantage in points scored of off turnovers. Every active Lady Marauder logged minutes and scored in the victory.
Sophomore Tamara Sellers led the Marauders in scoring with 19 points. Ghameerah McCullers and Zana Godoy both scored 12 as CSU improved to 2-1 on the season.
Bluefield State fell to 0-4 on the year. Tanasia Blake paced the team with 14 points.
The Lady Marauders return to action on Tuesday when the team makes the short trip to play Cedarville University at 5:30 pm. For ticket information, go to yellowjackets.cedarville.edu, or call the Callan Athletic Center ticket office at 937-766-7768.
In CSU’s two victories, Sellers has led the team in scoring. In her first three games as a Marauder, Sellers is averaging a team-high 16.3 points per game
With tonight’s win, Sheba Harris earned her 87th career coaching victory. The Marauders are now 2-1 against Bluefield State under coach Harris.
Story provided by Nick Novy of the Central State University Athletic Department.