Ladyjacks Defeat Jackson State
Dec. 5, 2004
Greenville, N.C. - The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjack basketball team got 30 points and 17 rebounds from junior LaToya Mills Sunday afternoon as SFA defeated Jackson State, 62-49, in the consolation game of the US Cellular/Lady Pirate Classic. The Ladyjacks are now 2-3 (.400) on the season.
The Ladyjacks never trailed against Jackson State, building a nine-point advantage with 11:56 remaining in the first-half. The Lady Tigers rallied to cut the lead to only one point, 21-20, with 6:25 on the clock. Carena Easley led JSU with 13 points on 6-of-12 (.500) shooting, but SFA was able to extend the lead to 10 points, 30-20, at halftime.
Senior Zedralyn Butler helped the Ladyjacks push their lead to 16 points in the second half as she added 12 points on 4-of-5 (.800) shooting. The Lady Tigers never made a serious challenge after that as SFA outrebounded Jackson State, 49-36.
The Ladyjacks return to action Friday Dec. 10, when they return home to host Southern. The game against the Jaguars is slated to begin at 6 p.m., from the William R. Johnson Coliseum.