The last time the University of North Georgia saw the University of Montevallo, the Falcons were escaping Memorial Hall Gymnasium with a narrow win. The second time around, the Saints (8-11, 6-6 Peach Belt Conference) were able to enact revenge on the Falcons (13-9, 8-5 PBC) with an 82-76 road victory on Saturday inside Bank Trust Arena.
The Saints were solid from the field with a 29 of 58 (50 percent) performance that included going 4 of 11 from beyond the 3-point arc. North Georgia also controlled the glass as they out-rebounded Montevallo 47-32, including 24-10 in the first half.
Four of North Georgia’s starting five scored in double figures Saturday afternoon, led by Mimi Hill’s 19 points. It was her fourth game in a row scoring in double figures as she went 7 of 11 from the field and 4 of 4 from the free throw line while just missing out on a double-double with nine rebounds.
Crystal Moore came off the bench to score 15 points, going 5 of 7 from the field and 5 of 8 from the charity stripe, while Gainesville High graduate Jaymee Carnes barely missed out on a double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds. Keeley Chester and Stephanie Huffman rounded out the double-digit scoring for the Saints with 13 and 12 points respectively for North Georgia.