HUNTINGTON, Ind. - It was senior night and fittingly so, the trio of senior guards in Allison Greene, Lauren Meese and Sarah Miller-Jennings made sure their Foresters (16-12, 8-9) came away with a convincing 84-47 win over the Maple Leafs of Goshen College (3-26, 1-16) Wednesday night at Platt Arena.
The triad put on a five-minute clinic to start the contest combining for 19 points, five assists and five steals to race in front of their visitors 23-2 by the 14:27 mark. It set the tone as Huntington could do no wrong in the first twenty minutes. They shot a sizzling 64.3 percent (18-for-28) from the field and went a perfect 10-for-10 from the line to build a 29-point margin of 47-18 by halftime.
The second half was more of the same as Meese’s field goal at the 17:02 mark extended the gap to 30 at 52-22. The Maple Leafs would get no closer as the Foresters continued to pull away until the final buzzer. HU’s defense created plenty of offensive opportunities as they scored 20 points off of 27 Maple Leaf miscues while committing only nine turnovers themselves.
The HU seniors filled the stat sheet with Miller-Jennings topping the list. She poured in 24 points, dished out six assists and swiped three steals. Greene added 18 points to go along three assists and just as many steals. Meese added a game-high six steals, three assists and six points.
Amelia Recker came off the bench to score 14 points and grab a team-high five rebounds.
Three Maple Leafs scored in double digits with Jaime Stack and Liz Tecca each tossing in 11 points and Abby Short adding ten.
The Foresters wrap up the regular season on Saturday when they travel to Spring Arbor for a 1:00 p.m. tip-off.