GAFFNEY, S.C. — The Lady Saints basketball team cruised by Coker College, 78-58 in the Timken Gym on Tuesday night. Limestone’s Stephanie Munoz (Peoria, Ill.) led all scorers with a career high, 22 points on 6-for-10 shooting from beyond the arc. Munoz also sparked the Lady Saints’ defense with 5 steals. For Coker, Madison Bycroft (Adelaide Hills, Australia) had 20 points and 5 steals. The Saints improve to 15-14 on the season, 10-9 in the league. Coker fell to 6-21 overall, 5-15 in the league.
Lindsay Kyle (Springfield, Va.) had 15 points, 7 rebounds and was 6-for-9 from the floor for the Saints. Addie Graves (Columbia, S.C.) chipped in 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Monica Adams (Kings Mountain, N.C.) recorded her sixth double-double of the season, with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
For Coker, Lotta Aaltonen (Rauma, Finland) had 19 points and 8 rebounds. Megan Thomas (Cresskill, N.J.) had 11 points and 3 assists. Henna Koponen (Vantaa, Finland) and Maija Castren (Vantaa, Finland) both had 7 boards a piece.
Coker jumped out to a 5-3 lead to start the game, but Limestone quickly took control, leading by as many as 18 points. The Saints shot 38.5% from the field as Coker was 29.6% for the half. Limestone ended the half up 37-19.
The Lady Saints led most of the second half, pushing their lead to as many as 26. Coker made a run to cut the Saint lead to 12 with 8:16 but the Lady Cobras ran out of steam and the Saints edged a 78-58 win. The Saints shot 42% for the game, with Coker close behind with at 40.7% performance from the floor.
Limestone will host Pfeiffer on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Coker completed it’s regular season with tonight’s game.