Women's Basketball

Saturday Feb 16
Women's Basketball 1:00 PM
vs. Iowa Lakes Community College
Sophomore Day

No. 4 KCC women roll by Ellsworth

No. 4 KCC women roll by Ellsworth

Friday, 01 February 2019 06:54 Metro Sports Report 

Ju Gaston

Seven different members of the Kirkwood women's basketball team scored in double figures Thursday night as the fourth-ranked Eagles walloped  Ellsworth, 103-48, in an ICCAC conference game at Johnson Hall.

Kirkwood raised its records to 18-5 overall and 8-0 in the conference with the easy victory. Ellsworth has played 21 games this season and has lost them all, including all eight in the league.

Ju Gaston topped the charts for Kirkwood with 16 points. Leah  Robinson, Haley Mullinnix and Natalie Tomaszewski scored 13 points apiece. Anasha Hurst, Johanna Myers and Brianna Mensen had 11 points.

Hurst collected five assists, five steals and four rebounds in addition to her 11 points. Robinson and Mensen grabbed seven rebounds. Gaston, Mullinnix and Myers made three 3-pointers.

Kirkwood zoomed to a 30-6 lead after the first quarter.

ELLSWORTH (48): Miller 2 1-2 6, Nulty 4 0-0 12, Nystrom 2 0-0 4,  Gerdes 2 2-2 8, Stroud 2 0-2 6, Lincoln 4 2-3 12, Marshall 0 0-0 0, Cady 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 5-9 48.

KIRKWOOD (103): Jenkins 2 0-0 4, Gaston 6 1-1 16, Hurst 4 2-4 11,  Robinson 4 5-9 13, Mullinnix 5 0-0 13, Bradford 2 2-3 6, Lipsey 2 0-0  5, Kennedy 0 0-0 0, Myers 3 2-2 11, Tomaszewski 6 1-1 13, Mensen 5 0-0 11. Totals 39 13-20 103.

Halftime - Kirkwood 59, Ellsworth 24. 3-point goals - Ellsworth 11  (Nulty 4, Gerdes 2, Stroud 2, Lincoln 2, Miller 1), Kirkwood 12  (Gaston 3, Mullinnix 3, Myers 3, Hurst 1, Lipsey 1, Mensen 1).