The Lady Bulldogs hosted Columbia College on Saturday for their first home game back from the holiday break. TWC took an early lead and never looked back getting the 85-51 win over the Lady Kaolas. The Lady Bulldogs are 5-2 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
Courtney Gobble had a bucket, then Wesleyan turned a pair of steals into baskets by Gobble and Alli Moreland to take a 6-0 lead. Ahead, 13-10, at the 13:30 mark, the Lady Bulldogs broke the game open with a 12-0 run that included two 3-pointers from Moreland, buckets by Gobble and Armeka Booker and two free throws from Cody Houck. Houck's layup ended the half with TWC comfortably on top, 45-25.
Wesleyan started the second half with an 8-0 streak made up of treys from Moreland and Houck and a basket by Booker. Sarah McKinnon gave TWC its biggest led at 38 points with nine minutes to play and Rice went to his bench.
McKinnon paced the balanced TWC attack with 14 points and added six rebounds. Moreland added 13 points; Booker 12 points, eight rebounds; Kelsey Young 11 points and Houck nine points, 15 rebounds. Shira Buley recorded 10 assists.
The Lady Bulldogs travel to Bryan College on Wednesday to play at 5:30 pm.