Tournament Preview – No. 2 William Jessup vs. No. 3 Simpson
Simpson University Sports News
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University's women's basketball team is playing the William Jessup Warriors on Saturday, Feb. 23, in round two of the California Pacific Conference Tournament. Simpson is the No. 3 seed, and William Jessup is the No. 2 seed.
Site: Warrior Arena – Rocklin, Calif.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Coaches: Simpson - Derrick Pringle Jr., William Jessup - Guin Boggs
Previous Matchups (Series tied 1-1)
Taylor Borba had a double-double with a game high 27 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Warriors to victory. Nichole Jones and Sarah Quantz had 15 points apiece for the Red Hawks. Simpson outrebounded William Jessup 37-32. Ashley Rose had 23 points, and Sara Petersen had 16 points for William Jessup. Madison Cox and Biannca Padilla both had nine points for Simpson. The Red Hawks made 13 more free throws than William Jessup.
Jones had 16 points to lead the Red Hawks to the win. Taylor Borba had 25 points, and Sara Petersen had a double-double with 17 points and 19 rebounds for the Warriors. William Jessup out-rebounded Simpson 43-29. Tiffany Aaserude had 15 points, and Quantz had 14 points for the Red Hawks. The Red Hawks had eight more made steals than the Warriors.
Statistical Leaders Per Game
|Nichole Jones - 14.5||Points||Ashley Rose - 16.7|
|Ariassa Wilson - 7.1||Rebounds||Sara Peterson - 9.3|
|Ariassa Wilson - 2.4||Assists||Ashley Rose - 3.2|
|Nichole Jones - 3.5*||Steals||Taylor Borba - 2.3|
|Tiffany Aaserude - .5||Blocks||Alexandria Westbrook - 1.3*|
Story by Derrick Pringle, Jr.
Photo by Carol Thacker
Contact: Derrick Pringle, Jr.