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Strong 4th quarter leads the Royals past Ozark Christian

The Ecclesia women's basketball team traveled up to Joplin on Tuesday for an evening matchup with Ozark Christian College. Despite some sloppy play, including 27 turnovers as a team, Ecclesia fought their way past OCC by a score of 88-74.

Offense was plentiful from start to finish for both teams with a very competitive first half that saw Ecclesia up 46-40 at halftime. The lady royals mainained a 3rd quarter lead and eventually pulled ahead in the 4th outscoring OCC 24-14 in the frame and a fourteen point victory.

Leading Ecclesia in scoring was Dara Smith with a game high 28 points with 8 rebounds. Raquel Woods added a double-double with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Haley Gresham finished with 18 points including 4 three pointers. Point guard Emily Chadwell contributed her first career triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists.

The Ecclesia women's basketball team will be back in action Thursday, February 8th at Grace University, tip off scheduled for 6pm

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