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Hot-shooting Storm run away from Concordia

Rachel Freland
Rachel Freland

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Jenna Taylor scored 22 points, Cameron Kincaid finished with 15, and the Simpson women's basketball team forced 32 turnovers in an 86-69 win over Concordia-Moorhead on Saturday.

Rachel Freland added 13 points and four steals for the Storm (7-1), who shot a season-high 53.2 percent from the field to win their fourth in a row. Simpson shot 60 percent in a 57-point first half.

Simpson took a 3-2 lead on Taylor's 3-pointer with 9:32 left in the first quarter and led the rest of the way.

The Storm pulled away with a 9-0 run midway through the second quarter, building a 16-point lead. Kincaid opened the rally with a three-point play, Freland made a layup and hit two free throws following a steal, and Kincaid gave Simpson a 44-28 advantage on a jumper with 5:50 left in the quarter.

Janey Botkins hit a trey with 5 seconds left in the first half as the Storm took a 57-42 lead into the locker room.

Mira Ellefson scored 15 points for the Cobbers (3-6).

Madie Bacon came off the bench to score 10 points for the Storm.


The Storm play Marietta at the Cruzin Classic on Thursday, Dec. 20 at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Start time is set for 2 p.m. Eastern.

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