GPS Holds On To Top Baylor 43-37

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Bruisers of GPS out scored rival Baylor 10-3 in the final quarter and went on to win 43-37. 

Brooke McCurdy led GPS with 14 points, 12 of those come from her four three pointers.   JJ Dunigan had 11.   Baylor was led by Raegan Conley with 15 points.   GPS improved to 8-8 overall and 3-4 in region play.  Baylor is now 11-7 overall and 3-3 overall.  


Score by Quarters

GPS           9      15        9        10      - 43
Baylor         9      12       13        3      - 37

GPS (43) Brooke McCurdy 14, JJ Dunigan 11, Mackenzie Jennings 5, Lindsey Wyatt 5, Jaylah Love 3, Hannah Sanders 3, Meg Priest 2, Chapel Cunningham, Kaitlyn Songer

Baylor (37) Raegan Conley 15, Brooklyn Gordon 9, Cheyenne Lindsey 8, Emma Martin 2, Elaine Redman 2, Caroline Miller 1, Ju'Toriya Wills

Three Point Baskets GPS - McCurdy 4, Wyatt 1, Dunigan 1 - Baylor - Gordon 2, Conley 1


Records: GPS (8-8 Overall, 3-4 in Region Play), Baylor (11-7, 3-3)



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