Lady Rangers lay it on Blinn, 77-50

KILGORE, TX -- The Kilgore College Lady Rangers evened up their conference record at 1-1 with a one-sided victory Dec. 5 over Blinn College, 77-50, in Masters Gymnasium.

Blinn actually had the lead, 19-16, after the first quarter, but the Lady Rangers outscored the Lady Bucs 42-9 in the second and third periods.  

The Lady Bucs woke up in the fourth period, outscoring KC 22-19, but their comeback was just too late.

KC's Ta Shawnna Riggs led all scorers with 20 points (8-of-23).

Patience Idoko earned a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Ireneshia Johnson scored 10 for the Rangers.  Johnson also grabbed six rebounds and had two blocks.

Sarah Mgbeike had a solid defensive performance with six blocks, four steals and nine rebounds.

With the loss, Blinn drops to 5-6 overall and 0-2 in Region XIV play.

The Lady Rangers (8-3, 1-1) have one more conference game before the Christmas break, facing Panola College in Carthage on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Tipoff from Johnson Gymnasium is set for 2 p.m.