No. 5 Red Hawks down Dolphins 76-40, improve to 3-0

No. 5 Red Hawks down Dolphins 76-40, improve to 3-0

BOLIVIA, N.C. — The fifth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 76-40 road victory against host Brunswick on Sunday afternoon.

Freshman forward Kelis Carmon recorded her third-straight 20-point performance to lead the Red Hawks (3-0, 2-0 in Region 10). Carmon finished Sunday's conference game with 25 points, six rebounds and five blocks.

Kenzley Dunlap added 14 points, four assists and three steals, while Ariana Montgomery scored 12 points off the bench for CVCC.

After holding a seven-point lead after the first quarter, Catawba Valley added to its advantage in the second quarter, taking a 37-20 halftime lead against Brunswick. Carmon and Dunlap led the first-half charge for CVCC with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

The Red Hawks would go on to outscore the Dolphins 39-20 in the second half on the way to their second conference win of the season.

The fifth-ranked CVCC women's basketball team returns to action on Wednesday for a road Region 10 contest at Louisburg. Tip off is set for 5 p.m.