The USAO Drovers (5-2, 1-0) overpowered the Central Christian College Tigers (2-4, 0-1) 87-50, in the Sooner Athletic Conference opener.
The Drovers were led by Khady Sene, Reyna Ammons and Milagros Carrera. Sene showed her dominance as she finished with 14 points and 17 rebound to secure her first double-double on the season. Ammons played another excellent game where she would score 28 points and grab 11 rebounds to also secure her first double-double of the season. Carrera would finish with 10 points and tally 4 rebounds on the night for the Drovers.
The Tigers were led by Holly Golden and Cheyenne Marshall. Golden finished her night with 12 points and 8 boards for Central Christian. Marshall would tally 10 points and pick up 3 rebound for the Tigers. Marshall would also connect on 2 three-points on the night.
The Drovers won 2 crucial categories during the game as they would dominate the rebounding battle with a final total of 62-32. USAO would also control the turnover battle as they would force 27 Tiger turnover and only commit 13 on the night.
Freshman Guard Milagros Carrera said “We were really excited about our first conference game and really happy we got the win but also we need to work really hard to play the basketball we know we can play. I am really happy to play with this team that is my family and I am really excited about this season.“
USAO hits the road when they travel to Langston College on Saturday, November 23rd. Tip-off is set for 2 PM CT in Langston, Oklahoma.