Mountain Lions defeat FMU Women 59-49

Mountain Lions defeat FMU Women 59-49

YOUNG HARRIS, GA – Junior forward Kiana Adderton led Francis Marion University with 25 points, but the Patriots fell 59-49 to Young Harris College in a road Peach Belt Conference game on Sunday (Feb. 9) afternoon.

The Patriots (11-9, 7-7) will return to the Smith University Center on Wednesday (Feb. 12) to host Augusta University at 5:30 pm.

Adderton hit on 10-of-17 field goal attempts for her fifth 20-point outing of the year, and she also grabbed five rebounds. Junior guard Macy Passmore added six points and three rebounds for the Patriots.

Young Harris (13-9, 7-7) was led by guard Niaya White who netted 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Guard Jada Griffin had 13 points, nine rebounds, and three steals, while teammate Bria Clemmons added 13 points and handed out eight assists.

The game was tied 12-12 at the end of the first quarter and the Mountain Lions held a narrow 27-26 advantage at halftime.

FMU rallied to take a 38-33 midway through the third period on a free throw by freshman Kristian Wall.

 

02/09/20 12:00 pm at Young Harris, GA
YOUNG HARRIS 59, FRANCIS MARION 49
FRANCIS MARION (11-9,7-7 Peach B)
Kiana Adderton 10-17 2-2 25; Macy Passmore 2-6 0-0 6; Kristian Wall 1-6 2-6
4; Scarlett Gilmore 2-10 0-0 4; Tatyana McClaney 2-10 0-0 4; Khamele Manning
1-3 0-0 3; Taylor Simmons 1-3 0-0 3; Briana White 0-0 0-0 0; Camryn Johnson
0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-56 4-8 49.
YOUNG HARRIS (13-9,7-7 Peach B)
Niaya White 7-14 0-0 15; Bria Clemmons 6-13 1-1 13; Jada Griffin 5-14 3-4
13; Mackenzie Johnson 2-8 2-2 6; Kalen Surles 3-7 0-0 6; Sarah Woghiren 1-6
1-1 3; Carly Winters 0-5 3-4 3; Samantha Russell 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 24-69
10-12 59.
Francis Marion................   12   14   13   10  -   49
Young Harris..................   12   15   16   16  -   59
3-point goals--Francis Marion 7-20 (Kiana Adderton 3-6; Macy Passmore 2-5;
Taylor Simmons 1-2; Khamele Manning 1-1; Scarlett Gilmore 0-3; Kristian Wall
0-3), Young Harris 1-11 (Niaya White 1-3; Bria Clemmons 0-2; Kalen Surles
0-1; Sarah Woghiren 0-1; Carly Winters 0-3; Samantha Russell 0-1). Fouled
out--Francis Marion-None, Young Harris-Jada Griffin. Rebounds--Francis
Marion 35 (Kiana Adderton 5; Tatyana McClaney 5), Young Harris 51 (Jada
Griffin 9; Kalen Surles 9). Assists--Francis Marion 11 (Camryn Johnson 5),
Young Harris 17 (Bria Clemmons 8). Total fouls--Francis Marion 17, Young
Harris 15. Technical fouls--Francis Marion-Kiana Adderton, Young Harris-Bria
Clemmons. A-452