Women's Basketball

Wednesday Jan 23
Women's Basketball 5:30 PM
at Iowa Lakes Community College
Estherville, IA

No. 2 KCC women smothered, 45-30

No. 2 KCC women smothered, 45-30

Friday, 02 November 2018 22:36 Metro Sports Report

SEDALIA, Mo. - The Kirkwood women's basketball team suffered through one of the worst offensive performances in school history Friday.

The Eagles were smothered by Butler Community College, 45-30, in the opening round of the State Fair Classic.

Kirkwood is ranked No. 2 in NJCAA Division II, while Butler is ranked No. 16 in NJCAA Division I.

The Eagles made only 8 of 54 shots from the field for 14.8 percent. They were 3 of 25 on 3-pointers for 12 percent.

Amara Lipsey was the leading scorer for Kirkwood with six points in the season opener. Crist'On Waters scored 15 points for Butler.

Kirkwood plays Dodge City in the second round Saturday.

KIRKWOOD (30): Jenkins 0 0-0 0, Lipsey 2 0-0 6, Hurst 1 2-6 4,  Mullinnix 0 1-2 1, Tull 0 3-4 3, Bradford 1 1-2 3, Gaston 1 1-2 4,  Kennedy 1 0-0 2, Myers 0 0-0 0, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Rath 0 2-2 2,  Tomaszewski 2 0-1 4, Robinson 0 1-2 1, Mensen 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 11-23  30.

Halftime -Butler 26, Kirkwood 14. 3-point goals - Kirkwood 3 (Lipsey  2, Hurst 1).