The Belmont women’s basketball team defeated Jacksonville State 61-52 Wednesday evening.
The ladies held on to the lead the entire game despite Jacksonville’s comeback in the second half. Sophomore Darby Maggard led with 16 points, and sophomore Jenny Roy and junior Sally McCabe each had double-doubles leading the team with 11 rebounds each.
The ladies put up a good team effort and progressed their winning streak to 14 games. They are currently 12-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference.
The team’s next game is at Tennessee Tech on Saturday at 5:30 p.m., and the ladies will come home to take the court against Morehead State in the Curb Event Center on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.
Photo taken by Zach Gilchriest.