November 15, 20141st2ndFinal
Limestone224567
Newberry344276
Stats at a GlanceLCWBNBY
FG Percentage.284 (21-74) .500 (26-52)
3P FG Percentage.286 (8-28) .474 (9-19)
FT Percentage.773 (17-22) .682 (15-22)
Offensive Rebounds168
Defensive Rebounds2439
Total Rebounds4047
Turnovers822
Steals90
Bench Points68
LeadersLCWBNBY
PointsJasmine Kearse - 34
Samantha Creed - 21
ReboundsCelestra Warren - 9
Haylee Lepaio - 18
AssistsMorgan Brown - 7
Samantha Creed - 5
StealsAlicia Brookins - 3
Jasmine Kearse - 3
BlocksAyshia McNeil - 1
Nicola Handreck - 1
Samantha Creed - 1
Haylee Lepaio - 1
November 15, 20141st2ndFinal
North Greenville333669
Newberry464086
Stats at a GlanceNGUNBY
FG Percentage.407 (24-59) .469 (30-64)
3P FG Percentage.200 (3-15) .471 (16-34)
FT Percentage.783 (18-23) .625 (10-16)
Offensive Rebounds1513
Defensive Rebounds2721
Total Rebounds4234
Turnovers1911
Steals610
Bench Points1654
LeadersNGUNBY
PointsLaShawn Alexander - 16
James Ashby - 16
ReboundsPhillip Brown - 10
Dondray Walker - 5
Demarkus Smith - 5
AssistsKorval McElroy - 5
Demarkus Smith - 4
StealsSpencer Reaves - 2
Micah Parker - 2
Xavier Holmes - 3
Blocks
Wolves conclude Sodexo SAC/Conference Carolinas Challenge


Wolves conclude Sodexo SAC/Conference Carolinas Challenge
Saturday, November 15, 2014

Newberry won their opening game by defeating Belmont Abbey 79-57 yesterday afternoon. The Wolves placed five players in double figures as a balanced scoring effort saw them lead wire to wire. Samantha Creed (Montmorencey, Vic, Australia) led Newberry as she poured in 19 points and five assists. Nicola Handreck, making her first start as a true freshman, scored 15 points to go along with seven rebounds and three assists. Haylee Lepaio (Bathurst, NSW, Australia) with 11 points and six rebounds while Emily Perry(Nambour, Qld, Australia) posted 13 points and five boards. Colleen Leung (James Island, S.C.) rounded out the Wolves in double figures with 11 points and five rebounds along with two assists. Limestone is coming off a season in which they won Conference Carolinas for the 3rd consecutive season.

For Limestone, They advanced to the Elight Eight of the tournament after knocking off fellow conference foe Belmont Abbey in the second round. They went 27-6 overall last season and were picked to finish 1st in Conference Carolinas again this year. They have a preseason All-American in Celestra Warren by the Division II Super Bulletin. Ayshia McNeil is also back after being named first team all-Conference Carolinas along with Warren. They also return the Conference Carolinas defensive player of the year in Alicia Brookins. All 5 starters from last year’s squad return from that Elite Eight team.

 


The Newberry men's basketball team found victory yesterday afternoon against the Erskine Flying Fleet 80-74. Leading the way for the Wolves was junior guard Mitch Riggs (Langwarrin, Vic, Australia) who tallied 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor, including 4-of-7 from distance. The Wolves also received scoring contributions from Dondray Walker (Fountain Inn, S.C.) and Demarkus Smith (Johnston, S.C.) who combined for 20 points and four assists. Gerald Evans (Inglewood, Calif.) recorded 10 points and snagged four boards. Making his Wolves debut, freshman Hamish Burns (Adelaide, S.A., Australia) contributed nine points on 3-of-3 shooting behind the arc.

Today the Wolves play the North Greenville Crusaders who found victory against the Coker Cobras, 82-73. The Crusaders received five scorers in double figures with guard Micah Park leading the way with 16 points and Phillip Brown who tallied 15 points. North Greenville finished last season iin 6th with an overall record of 14-14 and 7-9 conference record.