UWA’s Lady Tigers sting Lady Hornets

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 1, 2007

LIVINGSTON &045; It was as easy as it can get for West Alabama head coach Amanda Marks to start her second two hundred wins in her coaching career. Behind double digit scoring efforts from Ashton Washington and Jessica Thompson, the University of West Alabama cruise to a, 75-40 win over Concordia College last night.

Washington, behind her eighth double-double of the season, posted 17 points and 13 rebounds on the night, while Thompson added 18 points off the bench, including four triples, as the Tigers picked up its second straight win.

Concordia’s Santana Seay led the Lady Hornets with 23 points, while Jazzlyn Prince supplied 10 points on the night.

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UWA (13-6) opened the game on an 11-0 run

and never trailed in the contest, pushing out to a 13-point lead at the intermission, 41-28.

The Lady Hornets (8-6) would stay close the first five minutes of the second half, but the Tigers would outscore

Concordia 28-8 the remainder of the game.

West Alabama, which opened a three-game home stretch tonight, returns to action on Saturday, when the Tigers host Mile College. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.