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Co-Lin sweeps Delgado

Brandi Simmons

Kelli Puckett

WESSON – The Lady Wolves outscored the Delgado Lady Dolphins 56-30 in the second half as they cruised to a 87-59 non-division win. Co-Lin, ranked No. 11 in the NJCAA poll, improves to 9-1 on the season. Delgado falls to 2-8.
In the men’s game, sophomore Marcus Hooten scored a game-high 27 points and pulled down 8 rebounds to lead the Co-Lin Wolves to a 82-75 win.
Lady Wolves 87,
Lady Dolphins 59
After leading 31-29 at the half, the Lady Wolves outscored Delgado 17-2 in the first five minutes of the second half to take a 48-31 lead.
Freshman Ann Shelby Davis hit a trey with 6:04 left in the game to give Co-Lin their largest lead at 72-40.
Sophomore Brandi Simmons led the way for Co-Lin with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Paige Webster and Davis came off the bench to score 16 and 10 points respectively. Sedreka Plummer chipped in 10 points. Freshman Keosha Bradley dished out 4 assists.
Leading Delgado was Shanquinta James with a game-high 20 points. Erne Snowden followed with 15 points and Claudia Tasker added 10 points.
Wolves 82, Dolphins 75
The Wolves improve to 5-5 on the season. Delgado falls to 7-6.
Co-Lin trailed by as many as eight points in the first half. The Dolphins led 29-22 with 4:14 left in the first half. The Wolves went on a 11-0 run in the final 3:21 of the first half to take a 33-29 at halftime.
Delgado’s Joshua Major hit a trey at the 17:36 mark in the second half to tie the game at 38-all. That would be the closest the Dolphins would come.
Ernest Wafer added 21 points, pulled down 7 rebounds, and dished out 5 assists for Co-Lin. TJ Kosile chipped in 13 points and 6 rebounds.
The Dolphins were led by Renard Smith with 23 points. Joshua Major and Rashaun Claiborne added 17 and 12 points respectively. Jauries Thomas led off the backboards with 10 rebounds.
Co-Lin returns to action after the Christmas break on Jan. 6 when they travel to Delgado in New Orleans. Listen live at and WMJU 104.3 FM in Brookhaven.

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