MO State HS Sports

Cougars Topple Hornets

mallory shetley

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia College women’s basketball team defeated Harris Stowe (Mo.) 75-39 this evening at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

The Cougars improve to 17-3 overall and 9-1 in the American Midwest Conference (AMC).

Mallory Shetley accumulated 11 points in the first quarter, securing 3-5 from the field, while also going a perfect 5-5 from the charity stripe. Columbia held an 18-6 heading into the second quarter.

The Cougars made it to the free throw line eleven times in the first quarter alone, knocking down 10.

Harris-Stowe grabbed a quick seven points to begin the second quarter, but Columbia would eventually go on a 18-0 run. Lexi Miller connected on three triples, producing 11 points in the second quarter.

The Cougars maintained free throw percentage of 93 percent and shot 38 percent from the field heading into the half. Columbia’s defense held Harris-Stowe to 17 percent from the field in the first half, holding a 43-15 advantage.

Out of the locker room, the Hornets produced their best quarter of the contest with 14 points, outscoring the Cougars by one.

With 8:41 remaining in the contest, Columbia began their 7-0 run after a made three pointer from Mackenzie Hess, while DeLaney Horstman connected on four straight points.

The Cougars would hold on to a 75-39 victory as Mallory Shetley led the way with 19 points. DeLaney Horstman also recorded a double-double accumulating 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Columbia will hit the road for their Arkansas series, facing Central Baptist (Ark.) on February 1 at 5:30 p.m.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics