DENISON, Texas — The Blinn College women's basketball team (1-0) opened the season with a 96-45 win over Seminole State College on Friday night in the Grayson Classic.
"This was a good team win and we played with a lot of energy," said Jeff Jenkins, Blinn head coach. "We had a chance to play all 15 players for good minutes and 14 out of 15 Buccaneers scored tonight."
Gabriela Bosquez led Blinn with 14 points, Mia Cherry followed with 11 and Ah'Jaya Johnson and Kristine Ezimako each chipped in 10. In addition, Keaundra Eddings tallied nine points, while Jenessa Souza and Alanna Spencer each recorded eight.
Blinn jumped out to a 20-13 lead in the opening quarter that the Buccaneers held onto for the remainder of the game. The Buccaneers outscored Seminole State 26-4 in the second quarter to lead 46-17 at the half.
Blinn's offense continued to roll in the third quarter, adding 26 points to the board for a 72-30 advantage. Blinn scored 24 points in the final quarter for the 51-point victory.
Next, the Buccaneers will conclude the Grayson Classic against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m.
Blinn has competed in intercollegiate athletics since 1903 and captured 41 NJCAA national championships since 1987.