Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Southeastern (Iowa) 63-56 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium and remain unbeaten.
Trailing 39-38 in the second half, the Chargers (4-0) used a 9-0 run to take the lead for good at 47-39 with 10 minutes, 31 seconds to play. Sophomore forward Lexa Mahr (Colchester, Ill./Macomb) capped the spurt with a layup off an assist from Kaylee Moseley (Taylor Ridge, Ill./Rockridge).
Sandburg grabbed its largest lead at 56-45 when Mahr found sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) inside with 5:59 to play. The Blackhawks (4-3) pulled within 58-54 at 3:05, but the Chargers were able to hang on.
Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 14 points, including three 3-pointers. Freshman forward Julie Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) added 10 points off the bench for Sandburg.
De’Janique Nicholas led Southeastern with 14 points. Kelsi Connor added 11 points for the Blackhawks.
The Chargers play at John Wood at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday before returning home to face Illinois Central at 6 p.m. Nov. 26.