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East Peoria, IL – The Ancilla College women’s basketball team got back on the winning track Saturday with a 56-51 win over Danville Area Community College (1-4) at the Illinois Central Tournament. The Lady Chargers (2-1) split their two games in the tournament.

Emily Jakes (Delphi) and Camryn Kopka (Winamac) led Ancilla with 12 points each. LaRae Rascoe (Indianapolis) chipped in 10 points and Talia Bee (Valparaiso) added nine. Jaela Meister (Bourbon) pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.

Ancilla is back on the road Wednesday when they travel to Champaign, IL to play 3-1 Parkland College. The Lady Chargers will be home on Saturday when they host Morton College at 1 p.m. at the LifePlex in Plymouth.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Ancilla College 56, Danville Area CC 51

At East Peoria, IL

Danville (51):  Lela McCoy 1-1 0-0 2, Shaelyn Turner 2-5 101 5, Amari Brodie 2-6 3-4 7, Kylie Vogel 4-14 0-4 8, Annabella Falanga 4-6 1-2 11, Maria Falanga 7-17 2-2 18. Team totals: 20-50 7-13 51.

Ancilla (56): Emily Richard 3-9 0-0 7, Cierra Spearman 3-6 0-0 6, Talia Bee 3-8 2-2 9, LaRae Rascoe 2-12 5-8 10, Camryn Kopka 4-19 1-2 12, Jaela Meister 0-1 0-2 0, Nicole Sharp 0-2 0-0 0, Emily Jakes 4-4 3-5 12, Skyler McGregor 0-0 0-0 0, Team totals: 19-61 11-23 56.

Score by Quarters

Danville            9          26        37        51

Ancilla              13        34        40        56

3-pts:  Danville 4-11 (A Falanga 2-3, M Falanga 2-8).  Ancilla 7-29 (Richard 1-5, Bee 1-5, Rascoe 1-2, Kopka 3-13, Sharp 0-2, Jakes 1-1, Meister 0-1) Rebounds: Danville 41 (Vogel 8),  Ancilla 40 (Meister 9). Turnovers: Danville 26, Ancilla 19. Fouls (Fouled out): Danville 21 (none), Ancilla 18 (Richard). Records: Ancilla 2-1, Danville 1-4.