Houston, Texas– Coming off of a triple overtime loss to Louisiana Tech in Queens, NY, the Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers traveled back south to the Campbell Center in Texas where they outscored Texas Wesleyan in both halves to secue a 69-57 victory Wednesday night.
JaQuandria Williams and Kiara Etienne each led the Lady Panthers with 15 points. Lereahn Washington helped by pitching in 11 points. Larissa Scott led Prairie View’s defensive surge with five steals. She also added nine points and six rebounds.
The Lady Rams of Texas Wesleyan shot 40 percent from beyond the arch, but their inability to execute haunted them in their loss. They turned the ball over 25 times to Prairie View’s 14.
Brittany White finished with 10 points and was the only double figure scorer for Texas Wesleyan.
The win against Texas Wesleyan ended the two game losing streak for the Lady Panthers. Their first game of 2012 will be a rematch of the 2011 SWAC Championship as they square off against the Southern Lady Jaguars on Tuesday, January 3 in the William J. Nicks Building.