Basketball (W)

Little's sixth straight double-double propels Women's Basketball over Tusculum

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College moved back into a tie for second place in the South Atlantic Conference with an 84-79 win over visiting Tusculum in women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. Catawba improves to 15-5 overall and 6-3 in the SAC, while Tusculum falls to 6-15 and 1-8.Catawba was led by junior Dorthell Little (Rockingham, NC), who poster her sixth straight double-double, scoring 18 points and adding 15 rebounds. She also recorded six steals. Sophomore Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) also had a double-double, with 15 points and 11 boards, and all five Lady Indian starters scored in double figures. Catawba held an 21-13 edge after nine minutes, but Tusculum used a 14-2 run to open a 27-22 lead after a three-pointer by Kristen New (Russell, KY) at the 8:27 mark of the half. Catawba briefly regained the lead at 32-30 before Tusculum took a 41-34 lead to the break. Tusculum shot 57% in the opening half to help offset 17 turnovers and held a 21-16 edge on the boards. Catawba shot just 38% and had 14 turnovers. The Lady Indians scored the opening 14 points of the second half to lead 48-41 with 16:46 remaining and never trailed again. Tusculum closed to within a bucket at 56-54 with 10:48 left, but Catawba would build its margin back to eight with just over six minutes to play. The Pioneers did get to within four in the final minutes, but Catawba made all six free throw attempts in the final 25 seconds. For Tusculum, Whitley Campbell (Oak Ridge, TN) led the way with 16 points and seven rebounds. The junior went over 1,000 points for her career in the contest. Also scoring 16 points was New, while Julie Maples (Knoxville, TN) added 14 points off the bench. Keri Karns (Pilot Mountain, NC) added 13, while Kelley Karns (Pilot Mountain, NC) scored a dozen. Also reaching double figures for Catawba was Ella Pasola (Vantaa, FINLAND), with 15, Ashley Cox (Richmond, VA), with 13, Isiaette Darden (Wilson, NC), with 11, and Danielle Scearce (Salisbury, NC), with 10 points off the bench. Catawba shot 44% in the final half, while Tusculum cooled off to 41%, and the Lady Indians would hold a 42-39 edge in rebounds. #####

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