Lady Camels thrash Winthrop, 80-37, as Price is right

by | Jan 1, 2021 | Campbell, News & Features

Faith Price had a big game off the bench for the Lady Camels.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

BUIES CREEK — Faith Price led a hot-shooting offense with a career-high 23 points off the bench as Campbell defeated Winthrop, 80-37, in Big South Conference women’s basketball on Thursday afternoon in Gore Arena.

Campbell (5-2, 2-0) completed a two-day sweep of Winthrop (2-5, 1-3).

Campbell caught fire after trailing 4-3 to start the opening quarter, going on a 20-0 run over the final 7:15 of the period behind 6-for-6 shooting from behind the arc.

Price led the scoring efforts off the bench, scoring 12 points in the first half to give Campbell a 39-17 lead at the break.

Price added eight points in the third quarter while Luana Serranho scored five of her 10 points in the quarter.

The Camels defense held Winthrop to eight points in the final quarter and the Campbell bench combined to score 16 of the final 20 points in the game.

Winthrop was led by seven points off the bench by Sierra Hunter while Maleeah Langstaff added four points, six boards and four steals for the Eagles.

Price went 6-of-8 shots from beyond the arc in 25 minutes of play as the Campbell bench totaled a season-high 50 points.

Christabel Ezumah scored a season-high eight points, had eight rebounds and blocked six shots.

Sarah Hammack Fitzgerald also scored a season-best eight points in 10 minutes off the bench.

Campbell travels to High Point for a back-to-back series against the Panthers on Jan. 4-5 (ESPN+).

(Campbell media services provided the basis for this report)

Brittany Staves (14) defends for Campbell on Thursday.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Christabel Ezumah scores for the Campbell women in an 80-37 win.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)


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