DAHLONEGA — The North Georgia College & State University women’s basketball team defeated St. Augustine’s College 72-57 on the opening day of the 2010 Chick-fil-A Thanksgiving Classic in Memorial Hall on Friday.
The win was the fifth in a row for the Lady Saints (6-1), who were led by Janyce Ealey’s 24 points and 10 rebounds. Meredith Montgomery added 16 points, including a 9-for-10 stint from the free throw line, for North Georgia.
Keyona Bryant led the Falcons with 15 points and 10 rebounds and Brittany Torain had 14 points on 5-for-11 shooting, while adding five steals.
The Lady Saints return to action when the play host to Trevecca Nazarene at 3 p.m. Saturday in the final game of the 2010 Chick-fil-A Classic in Memorial Hall.