Clarksville, Ark.-Senior guard Lacey Phillips hit four three-pointers and scored 21 points to lead the Lady Eagles to a 65-49 win over Mississippi College in Saturday?s “Senior Day” game.
The win pushes Ozarks record to 12-11 overall and 8-10 in the American Southwest Conference. With the ASC East Division victory, Ozarks is tied with LeTourneau (12-11, 8-10 ASC) for fourth-place in the standings. Ozarks will travel to LeTourneau University and Texas-Tyler (11-12, 7-11 ASC) for their final regular season games of the year. Only the top four teams qualify for the playoffs, which will be held on the campus of Louisiana College.
The Lady Eagles jumped all over the Lady Choctaws (14-8, 12-6 ASC) in the first half hitting 54 percent from the field and holding the visitors to a 24 percent shooting clip. Phillips scored 10 first half points and allowed Ozarks to head into halftime with a 35-18 advantage. Her layup at the 8:25 mark pushed Ozarks’ lead to 21-10.
Ozarks gained its biggest lead, 51-31, when Chelsea Glasscock drilled a three-pointer with 10:05 remaining. Phillips hit three more three-pointers in the second half, including one at the 3:18 mark, to move Ozarks ahead 61-42.
Ozarks five seniors combined for 49 of the Lady Eagles 65 points. Sabrina Goddard and April Young scored 12 and 11 points, respectively.