Prairie View Defeats Jackson State

Prairie View Defeats Jackson State

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX (WLBT) - Senior Christina Ellis scored a team-high 13 points and Prairie View A&M defeated Jackson State 76-57 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

Prairie View improved to 6-8 and 3-1 in the SWAC and JSU stands at 5-11 and 1-4 in the conference.

Junior Marneisha Hamer and senior Chelsea Causey each scored 19 points. Causey, a Florence native, went 4-of-4 at the free-throw line and hauled in four boards.

Sumer Williams, junior out of Vivian, Louisiana, filled in nicely off the bench and added seven points on 3-fo-4 shooting from the field. Williams also added five rebounds.

The Lady Tigers shot 31.8 percent (21-of-66) from the field and scored 14 second-chance points.

The Blue and White return to the hardwood Monday at Texas Southern. The tip is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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