LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley Pioneers (12-3; 3-0 Cal Pac) routed the Pioneers of Pacific Union College (1-14; 0-3 Cal Pac) on Saturday evening, winning 93-60 in intercollegiate California Pacific Conference women’s basketball action inside the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster.
Now 3-0 in conference play after earning the win, UAV has now won three consecutive contests. In the faceoff of the Pioneers on Saturday evening, it would be UAV that would reign supreme after outscoring their opponent by an average margin of a little more than eight points each period on their way to securing the 33-point victory, 93-60.
Sophomore forward Alexia Budd (Los Angeles, CA) led all scorers in the game with 21 points on 10-of-14 shooting and also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds, senior guard Samantha Earl (Clovis, CA) added 19 points, four rebounds, three steals and one block, and senior guard LaChae McColor (Honolulu, HI) and senior guard Ilianna Blanc (Los Angeles, CA) each scored 11 points.
UAV hit 35-of-95 field goals (.389), 4-of-31 three-pointers (.129), 15-of-23 free throws (.652), and outrebounded PUC, 49-38.
UAV committed 10 turnovers and stole the ball 11 times. PUC made 18-of-52 shots (.333), 2-of-11 three-pointers (.182) and 22-of-37 free throws (.595) and committed 28 turnovers and stole the ball from UAV three times.
NEXT GAME: Coached by Deon Price, the Pioneers remain home and take a brief break from Cal Pac play to host Westcliff University for a non-conference contest on Monday, Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. PST inside the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster.