Thursday night in Springdale, AR feautured a matchup between Ecclesia and Williams Baptist University. The visiting team applied early pressure and the Royals struggled against it. Behind several turnovers, and shots not falling, WBU was able to jump out to a big early lead.
Ecclesia played much better in the second and third quarters, and outscored the visitors in the second quarter of play. However, the Royals could not keep up with the high scoring of WBU in the final quarter and lost by a final score of 81-46. Senior Guard Haley Gresham (Crowley, TX/Southwestern Assemblies of God University) finished with 11 points.