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Julie Haas, associate vice president, marketing communications, ext. 3120
Diane Carroll, writer/editor/media relations, ext. 3425
Tyler Cundith, sports information director, ext. 3122

W. Basketball – No. 2 Lady Cavaliers extend win streak


W. Basketball – No. 2 Lady Cavaliers extend win streak

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The No. 2 ranked Johnson County Community College women’s basketball team extended its home-court winning streak to 34 straight Wednesday evening, with a 79-47 thrashing of Coffeyville Community College.  The Lady Cavaliers scored the first bucket and never trailed.  The victory improves JCCC to 24-1 overall, and to 13-1 in the East Jayhawk Conference. 

Freshman guard Timeka O’Neal scored 13 of her game-high 17 points in the first half, and sophomore guard DaShawn Harden, poured in all eight of her points in the half, which propelled JCCC to a 15-point lead at the break. 

O’Neal hit 5-of-7 shots, including three treys.  She finished 7-of-11 from the field. She also had five assists, five rebounds and two steals. 

Freshman center Kariel Hutt and sophomore forward Kathleen Brisbane had solid efforts as well. Hutt finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, and Brisbane followed with 13 points and five boards. 

Freshman guards Sameia Kendall and Camille Gee led the bench for the Lady Cavaliers, finishing with nine and seven points respectively, and freshman center Jamy Dovier had one her better nights with six points. She was a perfect 2-of-2 from the floor and hit both free throw attempts. 

Johnson County travels to Salina to face Brown Mackie College in a non-conference match up, and quickly return to conference action on Monday night against Independence Community College.