MacMurray College Athletics

12/14/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/14/2019 17:06

Moore registers career-high in loss

WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. - It was a tough afternoon for the MacMurray College women's basketball team, falling 82-46 in the conference contest. Freshman scored a career-high 18 points as grabbed a game-high 11 boards. also tallied a career-high with nine points, including a pair of 3-pointers. Off to a slow start, MacMurray was unable to get on the board until six minutes elapsed in the opening period. Sloppy basketball by both teams aided in a low-scoring first quarter. Only scoring from beyond the arc in the first quarter, banked three by Moore at the horn cut the deficit to 16-9 after one. Webster outscored the Highlanders 27-9 in the second quarter, pushing to a commanding halftime lead. With the deficit too large, the visitors were unable to make a comeback, despite outscoring the Gorloks, 18-17 in the fourth quarter. Turning defense into offense, the Gorloks scored 32 points off 21 Highlander turnovers. Webster has now won 14 straight over MacMurray. MacMurray will have one more game before the holiday break. The Highlanders will travel to Marian University in Wisconsin on Friday for a 2 p.m. tipoff.