Scott scores 15, Gorillas win 7th straight

CJ product Megan Scott had 15 pts vs. St Edwards
Scott scores 15, Gorillas win 7th straight


The Pittsburg State University women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to seven games with a 59-42 victory over St. Edward’s University Tuesday (Dec. 18) at the Las Vegas Hoopla.

Freshman Megan Scott scored a game-high 15 points on seven of nine shooting in the contest as the Gorillas pulled away in the third quarter after holding a slim 30-26 halftime advantage against the Hilltoppers.

Athena Alvarado added 12 points for Pitt State (8-1), which posted its seventh consecutive victory. Shelby Lopez added seven points and a team-leading six rebounds for the Gorillas, who outscored SEU 14-5 in the pivotal third quarter.

The Hilltoppers (8-4) got 11 points and nine rebounds from Isabel Hernandez, while Maryam Wilcher added 10 points.