Lady Jackets Basketball Wins Easily in Home Opener
The Cedarville women's basketball team’s latest game was a tale of two halves. The Cougars of Mount Vernon Nazarene kept the game interesting early on, but the Jackets pulled away in the second half, winning 82-61 in their home opener.
The Jackets started out struggling to find rhythm offensively and play intense defense.Senior guard and team captain Raegan Ryan said she attributed this to jitters due to this game being their first home game.
The first ten minutes of the first half ...
Cedarville Freshmen Abound on Basketball Teams
Freshman year is a time when memories are made: walking into the wrong room on the first day of classes, falling in love with a mysterious stranger, feeling the adrenaline rush as one gets back to the dorm two minutes after curfew, the list can go on. But year one is also a time of transition from high school to college, and some people handle the change more smoothly than others.
This transition is magnified in the collegiate sports world. Freshman athletes have to adapt to competition at ...
Moonlight Madness Previews Upcoming Basketball Season
Cedarville got a small taste of the upcoming basketball season Saturday night with Moonlight Madness.
The highlight of the night was the dunk exhibition. Instead of a contest like in years past, the audience was treated to a showcase of Cedarville’s best dunkers. Sophomore forward and former junior varsity player Josh Paul leapt over a friend on his way to a dunk, and sophomore forward Easton Bazzoli took a pass off the side of the backboard and slammed it in.
But sophomore guard Austin ...
Recruits Hold Promise
The Lady Jackets will welcome seven freshmen to the basketball team this fall. Taylor Buckley, one of the seven recruits, was named the Gatorade Rhode Island Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year in March for the second time.
This award recognizes athletic excellence among high school athletes along with academic achievement and exemplary character.
Kirk Martin, women’s basketball head coach, said the award speaks to the type of person Buckley is on and off the court.
“Clearly the ...
Lady Jackets Rebound At Home
The Cedarville women’s basketball team got back to its winning ways tonight at home, defeating Ohio Valley 76-56. The win comes after having their nine game winning streak snapped by losing at Central State this past Tuesday night,
The teams traded baskets early, but Cedarville began pulling away ten minutes into the first half, taking an eight point lead into the under eight timeout. The lead got as high as 13 and the Lady Jackets took a 37-25 lead into halftime. The second half continued ...
Lady Jackets Put on Offensive Show for Lil’ Sibs
The Cedarville women’s basketball team used high powered offense to pull out a victory tonight, their sixth in the last seven outings, against G-MAC rival Central State, outlasting the Marauders 101-87 on Lil’ Sibs Weekend.
After a slow start offensively in the early minutes of the game, the Lady Jacketscaught fire, lighting it up for 48 points on 52 percent shooting in the first half led by Raegan Ryan’s 15 points. Central State tried to keep pace, but the Lady Jackets pulled away ...
Lady Jackets Suffer Loss At Home
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets suffered a loss to the Davis & Elkins Senators at home this past Thursday evening.
The Lady Jackets had plenty of scoring opportunities in the first half, but were unable to put the ball in the basket. Throughout the half, both teams played strong man-to-man defenses, so the lead for both teams in the last three minutes of the game was never more than two points.
With 43 seconds left in the half, the Senators' Stephanie Wooten made a layup to tie the score ...
Jenerette Leads Lady Jackets Over Alderson Broaddus
Kayla Jenerette’s hot start sparked Cedarville to a 78-56 victory Saturday over Alderson Broaddus, lifting the Lady Jackets to 3-2 in the G-MAC.
The Jackets played tight defense in the first half, forcing three shot-clock violations. They were committed to forcing the Battlers toward the sideline and keeping the ball out of the paint. The Lady Jackets went into the locker room at the half up 42-24 and never looked back.
Jenerette started off hot, hitting her first six shots, including a ...
Urbana Offense Too Much For Lady Jackets
The Cedarville women’s basketball team could not keep pace with Urbana University’s hot shooting offense tonight, losing to the Blue Knights 91-96.
The visiting Blue Knights wasted no time getting started. Sinking their first four shots on their way to a 10-0 run, Coach Kirk Martin was forced to take a timeout just over two minutes into the game. Cedarville responded out of the timeout with a 10-0 run of their own. Urbana’s hot shooting continued as they shot over 50 percent for the ...