The North Georgia College & State University women’s basketball team was unable to enact revenge on Carson-Newman College on Wednesday night as the Eagles (6-1) led from tip off until the final buzzer to secure a 63-46 victory over the Lady Saints (2-5).
The Saints finished the 40-minute contest shooting just 32.7 percent (17-52) from the field including just two three-pointers. North Georgia also shot 58.8 percent (10-17) from the free throw line but did out-rebound the Eagles 39-35.
Gainesville graduate Jaymee Carnes led the Lady Saints with 16 points and eight rebounds, off a 6-19 shooting performance from the floor and 3-6 from the charity stripe. The junior also had three blocks and made one of the Saints’ two three-pointers.
Stephanie Huffman also finished the contest with double-digit points as she scored 13 off a 4 for 7 effort from both the floor and free throw line.
She had North Georgia’s other 3-pointer.