Ladies Take Win Over Moody
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball team earned their third win in a row defeating Moody Bible 74-69 on Tuesday night. It was a great win for the ladies who went up to Chicago to play in front of an energetic Moody Bible crowd.
The Crimson Wave found themselves down most of the game and would make a run at the end of the second half to seal their win. The score was tied 67-67 with 2:57 left to play. Sophomore Dariyan Morris got to the free throw line where she went 1 for 2 to put CCSJ up 68-67. Latoi Merriweather would hit a jumped to put the score at 70-68 in favor of CCSJ. The Crimson Wave held on to their lead the rest of the game to earn their fifth win of the season.
China Cordova came out on fire for CCSJ as she had her best game of the season with 23 points, 2 assists, and 3 steals. Sidnica Esco was next in line with 14 points and 2 steals. Latoi Merriweather had 10 points with 5 assists as well.
The Crimson Wave will return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Bourbonnais, Illinois to take on Olivet Nazarene University.
Ladies Win Two in a Row
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball team defeated Indiana University-Kokomo 66-53 on Saturday afternoon. This is the second win in a row for the Crimson Wave who is coming off of a convincing win over Andrews University earlier in the week. CCSJ is now 4-9 on the season.
The Crimson Wave came right out of the gates as they went up 18-2 over IU Kokomo to start the game. Latoi Merriweather and China Cordova led the charge as they hit some big jump shots to keep the energy up. The Crimson Wave defense was too much for IU Kokomo to handle as they ladies came up with 7 steals and 2 blocks. China Cordova and Dariyan Morris combined for 26 of the 36 first half points for the Crimson Wave.
CCSJ did much of the same in the second half as they held onto the lead the rest of the game. The offense was more balanced as Latoi Merriweather, China Cordova, and Alyssa White each had 6 points while Giacanna Ezell and Dariyan Morris each had 5.
CCSJ will return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Bourbonnais, Illinois to take on Olivet Nazarene University at 7:00pm.
Ladies Cruise Past Andrews
The Crimson Wave women’s basketball team earned their third win of the season as they defeated Andrews University 85-19. With this win, the ladies are now 3-9 on the season.
The Crimson Wave got off to a fast start going up 21-0 over Andrews University. Defensively, CCSJ held Andrews University to just six total points in the first half. CCSJ’s defense also produced 22 steals on the night.
Offensively, the Crimson Wave had four players in double digit points. China Cordova had a big night with 20 points and 4 steals. Latoi Merriweather had 16 points with 6 steals and Alyssa White also had 16 points. Dariyan Morris finished the game with 14 points.
This was a great win for the ladies as they look to gain some momentum heading into Saturday’s home game against Indian University-Kokomo at 1:00pm. The game will be played in the Rittenmeyer Athletic Center.