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Greensboro Downs the Avenging Angels 80-54

Greensboro Downs the Avenging Angels 80-54

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The host Greensboro College Pride cruised past Meredith 80-54 in today's USA South women's basketball action. Rookie Avenging Angel Jessi Hayes posted a near double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds.

Ranked second in the league's North division, the Greensboro squad set the tone for today's game on three-pointer from Shanita Hampton in the opening seconds of play. The Pride would go on to hit five more long jumpers on 33.3% shooting.

Hayes put Meredith on the scoreboard with help from Keyanka Bailey, and McKenzi Edwards followed suit thanks to a steal from Laquetta Hairston. Raven Gregory assisted on the play.

But the Avenging Angels would struggle to slow down Greensboro as The Pride extended their lead to 24 heading into the break.

Throughout the second period Meredith put together mini-runs, but Greensboro maintained clear control during the entire 40 minutes of play.

McKenzi Edwards joined Hayes in double figures leading the Avenging Angels with 13 points, adding three rebounds and a pair of steals. Bailey and Rah'nika Jones chipped in seven apiece, with Bailey adding four assists and five boards.

Greensboro's Syerra Troutman put together a 13-point, nine-rebound effort, and Alexis Hite recorded a dozen, including a perfect six-of-six from the free throw line.

Meredith hosts N.C. Wesleyan Wednesday evening in a Play 4Kay breast cancer awareness event. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. at Weatherspoon Gym.