Westmont Women’s Basketball rolled to its sixth Golden State Athletic Conference win in a row with an 81-53 victory over the Oaks of Menlo on Saturday at Murchison Gym.
Iyree Jarrett led the Warriors in scoring with 21 points and had five assists. The sophomore guard shot 50% from the floor (8 of 16), including two of three from beyond the arc.
Maud Ranger notched her ninth double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds. She went four of five from three-point range to help the Warriors (19-3, 12-1 GSAC), who lead the NAIA in three-point shooting, make 12 of 20 (60%) from beyond the arc.
Kaitlin Larson just missed a double-double, tallying 12 points and nine rebounds. Stefanie Berberabe recorded 13 points, four rebounds and three assists.
Westmont took its first lead (7-6) two and one-half minutes into the first quarter on a jumper by Berberabe – a lead it never relinquished. The rest of the first quarter, Westmont outscored the Oaks 18-6. Jarrett recorded 12 first-quarter points while Ranger had nine.
In the second quarter, the Warriors twice led by 18 points, but gave some back at the end and took a 12-point lead (36-24) into the locker room at half time.
The Warriors returned to form in the third quarter and claimed a 20-point lead (60-40) when Berberabe drained a three with 12 seconds left. Westmont never led by less than 20 in the final frame.
In other Golden State Athletic Conference action, #3 The Master’s (24-1, 12-1) defeated William Jessup 75-45 to remain in a tie for first place with the Warriors. #6 Vanguard (18-3, 10-2) took down Ottawa (71-61) in Arizona to hold onto third place in the GSAC standings, one and one-half games behind the leaders.