SSU women roll past Georgetown, 84-66

By Jonathon Loughridge - For the Daily Times

GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Shawnee State women’s basketball ran their unbeaten streak to 12 games on Saturday afternoon, downing Georgetown 84-66 in Mid-South Conference play.

The Bears would lead most of the way, with only one tie at 2-2 early in the first quarter. SSU would lead most of the first quarter by four or five points before stretching the lead out to double digits, leading by 13 at halftime.

After trading baskets to start the third quarter, Shawnee State would go on an 11-0 run to put the game out of reach early. Shawnee State’s lead would extend to 24 points in this stretch, before the Bears would cruise to the 18 point win the rest of the way.

Madison Ridout (JR/Jackson, Ohio) lead Shawnee State with 19 points. SSU had two double-doubles, with Jen Arnzen (SR/Portsmouth, Ohio) getting 12 points and 10 rebounds and Brandie Snow (FR/Hartville, Ohio) adding 11 points and 10 rebounds. Jonessa Moore (SR/Cincinnati, Ohio) also contributed 14 points and six rebounds.

Kennedy Flynn had a game-high 21 points for Georgetown. Shelby Beam added 16 points, and Emilie Ziese had 11 points and 13 rebounds.

With the win, Shawnee State improves to 12-0, continuing their best start to a season since 2008-09. The Bears have started Mid-South Conference play 3-0, matching last year’s pace through three conference games. Georgetown fall to 3-6, and are 0-3 in the league.

Shawnee State are next in action on Saturday, December 10th when they return to Portsmouth to take on non-conference opponent Asbury (Ky.). Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Jonathon Loughridge is the Sports Information Director at Shawnee State University.

By Jonathon Loughridge

For the Daily Times