Washburn, ESU split first Turnpike Tussle meeting

The Emporia State Lady Hornets rallied to defeat Washburn in Wednesday night's meeting of the Turnpike Tussle.

COURTESY: MIAA Sports Information

WBB – #7 ESU 69, WU 63
#7 Emporia State outscored Washburn 16-2 over the final five minutes as they came from behind for the victory on the road. ESU erased a 12-point halftime lead and trailed by as many as 17 points in the second half to move to 11-2 in league play.

For the Lady Hornets Kionna Kellog had a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Marissa Quick had 16 points and eight rebounds while Laura Patrick added 13 points. For the Ichabods Casyn Buchman had 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Taylor Ignoto had 11 points while Janelle Travis and Brittney Lynch each finished with 10 points.

MBB – WU 79, ESU 74
Washburn took a five-point lead into halftime and held on to pick up a victory over Emporia State. WU was strong on the glass outrebounding ESU 45-24 as they moved to 8-5 the MIAA this season.

For the Ichabods Alex North had a double-double scoring 22 points and pulling down 13 boards. Kyle Wiggins had 20 points and six assists while Leon Flowers and Chris Davis each added 10 points. For the Hornets, Terrence Moore had 28 points and Gavin Brown pulled down six rebounds. Kaleb Wright had 20 points while Micah Swank dished out four assists.

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