Special to the Journal
The Darton College women’s basketball team closed out nonconference play with an 81-46 win over Southern Union on Sunday evening in the South Georgia Tech Classic. The Lady Cavaliers go into conference play next week with a 9-6 record.
DC was led by Dominique Gilbert’s 29 points and 14 rebounds. She also had four blocks and four steals. Shaylia Jester had 14 points and 13 rebounds. Abril Smith added 12 points.
As a team, the Lady Cavs out rebounded the Lady Bison 50-46.
DC shot 37 percent from the field for the game while SU shot 34 percent and only 28 percent in the second half.
At halftime, the Lady Cavs led by 12 and came out the second half out-scoring Southern Union 44-26 to take home the victory.
Darton will take on Atlanta Metro on Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Atlanta to begin conference play.