(RMC Athletics release)
BILLINGS – Rocky Mountain College secured a 86-45 victory Tuesday night over crosstown opponent, Yellowstone Christian College.
Yellowstone would score first, but Antuanisha Wright would quickly drain a three to put the Battlin’ Bears up. From there, it was smooth sailing for Rocky which stayed on top with a comfortable lead throughout the game.
Rocky shot 50.8% from the field with 30 points scored in the paint and 11 three pointers. The Battlin’ Bears held a 39-37 advantage in rebounds.
RMC was led in scoring by Wright and Alyssa Big Man who tallied 16 apiece. Big Man pulled in six rebounds while Wright grabbed four.
Rocky’s depth provided a boost with 34 bench points. Marissa Van Atta scored 14 with six rebounds. Kiana Corpus added 13 points.
Rocky plays Saturday at Dickinson State in a 5 p.m. start.