Rebecca May and LaShondra Gray each had a game-high 19 points as the Berea College women’s basketball team picked up a 120-85 win Saturday on the road over Pikeville College.

The 21st-ranked Lady Mountaineers were up by just 13 points at halftime, but used a 68-point second half, which including 10 three-pointers, to pull away for an easy victory. Sa’de Mullins had 16 points and five offensive rebounds and Candy Walls had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Shavannah Brinson added 11 points as Berea improved to 11-3 on the season with a second straight win.

“I think this was the first game of the season where we really played well,” Berea coach Bunky Harkleroad said. “We have played hard, but it was good to see them play hard at the same time they were playing well. I was pleased with a lot of the signs we showed.”

Berea hit 23-of-26 free throw attempts, got 69 points off the bench and had 25 offensive rebounds. The Lady Mountaineers were 19-of-59 from three-point range, with Gray connecting on a team-high five threes. May also hit four three-pointers.

Heather Hutchins had seven points, Calloray Howard had eight rebounds, Miranda Hales had three assists and De-An Watkins had six assists.

Beth Patterson led Pikeville with 16 points.

The Lady Mountaineers return to action next week in the Virgin Islands Tournament.

Georgetown 84, Berea 71

Berea had four players reach double figures, including a game-high 18 points from Tomas Klimas, but couldn’t rally to defeat Georgetown College Saturday in the KIAC/Mid South Challenge at Asbury College.

Melvin Brown had 16 points and seven assists, while Mikah Turner and Patrick Elliott both had 11 points in the 84-71 loss. Brian Silverhorn led the Tigers (10-3) with a game-high 26 points and Donovan Brown added 17 points.

With the loss, the Mountaineers drop to 5-8 on the season.

Berea trailed just 40-35 at halftime, but shot just 34 percent in the final 20 minutes, while Georgetown connected on 14-of-24 second-half field goals. The Mountaineers shot 37 percent for the game, including a five-of-18 performance from three-point range.

Klimas added six rebounds before fouling out, Brown had five rebounds and Jordan Samuels had six points. Berea had 17 turnovers, which the Tigers converted into 29 points.

The Mountaineers return to action Friday in the Marion Invitational.

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