Cowley College freshman guards Kalyne Daniels and Shontrice Austin each scored more than 20 points Wednesday night to help lead the women’s basketball team to a 87-60 win against NOC-Tonkawa at W.S. Scott Auditorium.

The Lady Tigers (4-0) were clinging to a 37-32 halftime lead when Daniels scored 12 of her game-high 23 points in the third quarter to help the lead grow to 59-41.

Austin scored 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter as Cowley outscored the Lady Mavericks (1-3) 50-28 in the second half.

“Those two did a nice job all-around and were solid on the defensive end as well,” Cowley coach Todd Clark said.

Freshman Jayden Marlnee recorded a double-double with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting to go with 13 rebounds.

“Jayden did her job and was huge for us,” Clark said.

Carlee Murray led NOC with 16 points.

Seanna Boltz added 12 points and Milena Fromming chipped in 11 for Cowley.

The Lady Tigers play at 7 p.m. Saturday at home against the Bethel College junior varsity before facing the Bethany College JV at 1 p.m. Sunday.

“We are starting to figure some things out,” Clark said. 

“We want to be better on the defensive end and continue to improve offensively.”

Cowley 87, NOC-Tonkawa 60

NOC-TONKAWA (1-3)

Carlee Murray 5-11 2-2 16, Mia Brown 2-5 0-0 4, Celeste Moore 0-2 2-4 2, Hannah Maples 1-6 1-2 3, Chideyah Guyton 2-5 0-0 4, Caitlin Bailey 1-2 1-2 3, Khnly Duncan 2-10 0-0 4, Kaylee Cline 4-11 2-2 11, Ally Jellings 0-1 0-0 0, Cassie Manning 4-10 0-0 11, Nikale Maciel 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 21-64 10-14 60.

COWLEY (4-0)

Milena Fromming 5-10 0-0 10, Ayanna Aoyama 0-9 0-0 0, Jayden Marlnee 4-4 3-3 11, Kalyne Daniels 7-12 8-9 23, Teagan Brouwer 1-2 2-2 4, Shontrice Austin 6-15 7-9 20, Seanna Boltz 4-10 0-0 12, Emily Florentino 1-2 0-0 2, Yasemin Charles 0-0 0-0 0, Jessica McGrath 1-1 0-0 3, Connie Taylor 1-1 0-0 2, Rashanna Thorne 0-2 0-0 0, Mar Gonzalez 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-68 20-23 87.

 

Halftime: Cowley 37-32. 3-Point goals: NOC 8-32 (Murray 4-9, Manning 3-9, Cline 1-2, Duncan 0-5, Guyton 0-3, Bailey 0-1, Moore 0-1, Jellings 0-1, Maciel 0-1); Cowley 7-21 (Boltz 4-9, Austin 1-3, Daniels 1-2, McGrath 1-1, Fromming 0-3, Aoyama 0-3). Rebounds: NOC 41 (Manning 8); Cowley 43 (Marlnee 13). Assists: NOC 10 (Moore 6); Cowley 11 (Austin 4). Turnovers: NOC 20, Cowley 14. Fouled out: Cline. Total fouls: NOC 19, Cowley 16.

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