Red Hawk notch sixth-straight win, knock off Bobcats

Red Hawk notch sixth-straight win, knock off Bobcats

HICKORY, N.C. — The Catawba Valley Community College women's basketball team recorded its sixth-straight win on Monday, topping Bryant & Stratton 72-62 at the Tarlton Complex.

Kelis Carmon led the Red Hawks (9-2, 6-2 in Region 10) with 24 points and nine rebounds and Kenzley Dunlap added 20 points and three rebounds.

Only four Red Hawks — Carmon, Dunlap, Essence Sumner and Azuria — scored points in the first half, helping CVCC take a 29-23 halftime lead.

Catawba Valley opened the third quarter on a 10-4 run, extending their lead into double digits.

The Bobcats cut their deficit to three points late, but the Red Hawks managed to hold on to improve to 5-0 at home this season.

The CVCC women's basketball team returns to action on Wednesday for a home contest against Louisburg — part of a doubleheader also featuring the CVCC men's basketball team.

Tip off between the Red Hawks and Hurricanes is set for 5 p.m.