Atlanta, GA- Senior, Areyal LaDeatte scored 22 points and 19 rebounds in a conference match-up against Clark Atlanta University, Saturday, January 2, 2010 in Atlanta, GA. Freshman Jasmine Faulkner scored a career high 18 points in the 67-64 win over the Pantherettes.
In addition to leading the Lady Lions in the win, LaDeatte and Faulkner were the only two players for Paine to score points in the first half, being up on the Pantherettes 30-22.
The Pantherettes outscored the Lady Lions 42-37 in the second half, but their efforts came up short.
Freshman Antionette McPhail scored 10 points for the Lady Lions, and Junior Sherita Rayford grabbed 10 boards. With the win, the Lady Lions’ record improves to 3-5 overall, and 2-4 in the SIAC.
Jonae Prince-Coleman led the way for the Pantherettes (0-8; 0-4 SIAC) with 18 points.
In the second half of the double-header against the Clark Atlanta University Panthers, the Lions came up short. Three Lions scored in double-digits, but to no avail.
Senior Julian English led the way for the Lions with 16 points, Sophomore Geno Green dropped 12 points, and Senior Marcus McDaniel added 11 points in the 48-56 loss.
With the loss, the Lions fall to 3-6 overall, and 3-3 in the conference.
Najee Lane led the way for the Panthers with 12 points.
Paine College Lions will be in action, Monday, January 4, 2009 at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia with tip-off schedule for 7:30 PM.
The Lions and Lady Lions will be traveling to Frankfort, Kentucky to play Kentucky State University, Saturday, January 9, 2010, and then to Jackson, Tennessee, Monday, January 11, 2010 to face Lane College Dragons.