Rocky Mountain College continue hurl over Bethesda


(RMC release)

BILLINGS – The Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball group sealed out a Hampton Inn/Wells Fargo Green Gold Classic by defeating Bethesda University 84-41 on Saturday dusk in a Fortin Center.

Rocky ends a 2017 calendar year during 11-1 altogether and roving a five-game winning streak.

It was another winning initial entertain for a Battlin’ Bears on Saturday as they non-stop a diversion with a 20-6 run to lead 31-9 after 10 minutes. Mikayla Jones capped a 17-point entertain with a 3-pointer as time expired.

Jones finished a diversion with 20 points on 8 of 12 sharpened and knocking down 3 from over a arc. This was her third 20-point scoring bid of a deteriorate and fourth true double-digit outing.

Rocky shot 50.7 percent from a margin and converted on 9 of their 24 attempts from over a arc. They got 48 points in a paint with 28 assists on 36 done baskets. The Battlin’ Bears had a 58-23 corner in rebounds and converted 17 descent rebounds into 15 points.

Markaela Francis had her best night of a deteriorate with 14 points and 7 rebounds off a bench. Alecia Chamberlin combined 13 points and 6 play while Alexi Smith strike 4 3-pointers to finish with 12 points.

The Battlin’ Bears hold Bethesda (0-21) to 24.1 percent sharpened and forced a Flames into 13 turnovers. Rocky converted those turnovers into 15 points.

Hailee Farstveet led Rocky with 8 assists. Justyn Juhl led a group with 9 rebounds while contributing 6 points, 5 assists and dual blocked shots.

Bethesda got 11 points from Taylor Smalley and 9 from Taylor Young.

Rocky now sets a sights on Frontier Conference play and they horde a span of ranked teams in a Fortin Center subsequent week. On Thursday, No. 6 Lewis-Clark State comes to Billings before confronting No. 12 Montana Western on Jan 6. Both games will tip during 5:30 p.m.

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