Weems' Double-Double Pushes Berry Past Panthers 63-60

Weems' Double-Double Pushes Berry Past Panthers 63-60

LAGRANGE, Ga. - Alex Weems scored a season-high 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Berry College women's basketball team took down the LaGrange Panthers 63-60 on the road Saturday afternoon.

Berry improved to 4-4, also winning their second straight contest. Led by Weems, the Vikings dominated in the paint outscoring the Panthers 36-28. At the half, Berry led 31-28 and outscored LaGrange 18-11 in the third quarter. The Vikings had to survive a rally in the fourth, as Jaelynn James put up 10 on her own in the final period to lead LaGrange to a 21-14 advantage. 

Eveline Parsons also had a solid day, scoring 14 points on 5-for-11 shooting including 3-for-7 on three-pointers.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

LAGRANGE STANDOUTS:

  • Marilauren Farr: 12 PTS, 6-for-13 FG, 13 REB
  • Jeris Johnson: 10 PTS, 5-for-9 FG, 8 REB
  • Jaelynn James: 10 PTS, 4-for-5 FG

NOTABLES:

  • The Vikings recorded a season-high five blocks as a team and committed a season-low 18 fouls. 

UP NEXT:

  • Berry will head to St. Petersburg, Fla. on Wednesday for the St. Pete Classic. The tournament will run Wednesday and Thursday.