Shepherd women rally past Concord
Sophomore guard Rachel Johnson scored a game-high 17 points, while senior guard Priscilla Moseh and senior forward Emily Daniel each posted double-doubles to lead Shepherd University to a 81-74 win over Concord in WVIAC women’s basketball action at the Butcher Center on Saturday.
Johnson hit on 6-of-13 shots from the floor with a 1-of-3 effort from three-point range. She was 4-of-4 from the foul line.
Moseh had 12 points, 13 rebounds, and a game-high five steals. Daniel had 16 points, 13 rebounds, and five assists.
Junior forward Jimyse Brown contributed 13 points and five boards, while sophomore center Gabby Flinchum added 10 points.
Senior guard Alex Tamez of Berkeley Springs added nine points and a game-high six assists.
Amanda Smith had 16 points, while Jacqueline Kester added 11 points and 10 rebounds to pace Concord.
The Rams shot 43.5 percent (27-62) from the floor, 9.1 percent (1-11) from three-point range, and 89.7 percent (26-29) from the line.
The Mountain Lions hit at 38.3 percent (23-60) from the floor, 38.1 percent (8-21) from beyond the arc, and 83.3 percent (20-24) from the charity stripe.
Shepherd dominated the boards with a 46-30 advantage.
Shepherd rallied from a 40-32 halftime deficit. The Rams opened the second half on a 12-2 to take the lead for good at 44-42 after Daniel sunk a pair of free throws with 13:49 remaining in the game.
Shepherd improves to 11-11, 10-8 in WVIAC action, while Concord falls to 6-17, 5-12. The Rams return to action next Thursday when they travel to Seton Hill for a 5:30 p.m. contest.