The University of Charleston had three players hit double digits in scoring Saturday as the Golden Eagles defended their home court against visiting rival West Virginia State with a 76-71 women's basketball win.
UC (7-6, 4-5 West Virginia Conference) was led by LeAnne Ross' 20 points, including 15 by way of 3-pointers. Jessi Cowden and Nichole Perry each chipped in with 17 points. Cowden also led UC with nine rebounds.
State (4-8, 4-5) trailed by 12 points at halftime but rallied back behind an 18-point, seven-rebound effort from Asia Greenleaf. Kashauna Cook finished with 14 points and Maria Femia tallied 13 points for the Yellow Jackets.
TECH BASKETBALL: WVU Tech's men's team struggled Saturday in its first game of 2013, losing at Salem International 93-65.
The Golden Bears (10-9) were led by 15 points from Kornilous Donnel while Terrale Clark finished with 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists.
For the Tigers (8-9), Kenneth McCordell had 28 points to lead all scorers while Raymar Morton added 22 points.
Senior guard Courtney Sturdivant led the Golden Bears (7-9) with 16 points in addition to grabbing six rebounds.
Notre Dame (5-11) had five scorers in double figures, led by 21 from Lauren Macer.
PREP SWIMMING: George Washington swept the boys and girls team titles Saturday at the HYCAT January High School Invitational at the University of Charleston Natatorium.
The GW girls scored 444 points, beating second-place Parkersburg (358), while the Patriot boys won with 416 points, besting second-place Charleston Catholic (183).