Media, Pa. – The Penn State Fayette Lady Roaring Lions traveled to face Penn State Brandywine Friday, January 27th. The Lady Roaring Lions started off on a good note in the first quarter, 16-11. Then the tables turned in the 2nd quarter. Brandywine come out hot on an 18-0 run when Fayette just couldn't buy a bucket. The Lady Roaring Lions only scored 8 giving them 24-39 at the half. Coming out from a messy 2nd quarter, Fayette found some fire in the second half. Fayette outscored Penn State Brandywine 46-40 but unfortunately it was too late. Brandywine was able to keep the lead at the end with a final of 79-70.
For the Penn State Fayette Lady Roaring Lions, Taylor Smith stays on a hot streak of getting double-doubles. Smith scored a game high of 28 points and 16 rebounds. Sophomore, Lyndsey Huhn also helped underneath the basket with 14 rebounds and 6 points. Haley Moreland of Laurel Highlands scored 18 points and had 6 assists for Fayette. Courtney Haines also had 14 points and 7 rebounds Friday night.
Penn State Brandywine had a handful of players that had a good offensive effort. Freshman, Nikki Velez led her team in scoring with 22 points. Teammate Brandi James had a great game herself scoring 15 points and grabbing 20 rebounds. Aylssa Abbonizio also scored 15, Chelsea Dent scored 11 and freshman coming off the bench, Madison D'Ambrosio had 10 points.
Photo Credit - Darnell Graham