Women's Basketball Plucks Gallitas For Third Straight Win

Tyler Hardy had a season-high 19 points and career-high 16 rebounds. Photo by Joel Auerbach.

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry Buccaneers improved to 3-2 with their third straight win, beating Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras 59-51 in the Health & Sports Center in women’s basketball action on Wednesday night.

Tyler Hardy scored a game-high 19 points and added 16 rebounds, a career high, to lead the Bucs. Colette Eule chipped in 16 points. Sheila Reyes led the Gallitas (0-4) with 18 points and seven boards. Roxyaliz Munoz had 16 points and Irmaire Colon added 11.

The Gallitas jumped on top early, leading 17-10 at the 11:17 mark on a layup by Colon. But the Bucs closed the half on an 18-8 run to take a 28-25 lead into the break.

In the second period, the Bucs quickly pushed the lead to double figures, 35-25, in the first three minutes and held a double-digit lead for most of the period. It swelled to as many as 18, 56-38, on a jumper by Danika Pisconeri at 4:46, but the Bucs managed only three points the rest of the way and Gallitas trimmed the lead to eight at the end.

Barry is off now for the next 10 days before returning on Saturday, Dec. 7 to host the Tampa Spartans in their Sunshine State Conference opener.

Newspaper Box Score
UPR-Rio Piedras vs Barry
11/27/13 5:30 pm at Miami Shores, FL

BARRY 59, UPR-RIO PIEDRAS 51

UPR-RIO PIEDRAS (0-4)
REYES, Shelia 7-19 4-5 18; MUNOZ, Roxyaliz 5-16 3-3 16; COLON, Irmarie 3-5 3-3 11; HUERTAS, Keiry 3-9 0-2 6; ROSARIO, Jacquelline 0-1 0-0 0; TORRES, Thaliangely 0-2 0-0 0; NIEVES, Andrea 0-0 0-0 0; MARRERO, Noelle 0-1 0-0 0; MONTES, Zahira 0-1 0-0 0; RAMOS, Lirielys 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-54 10-13 51.

BARRY (3-2)
HARDY, Tyler 7-15 5-7 19; EULE, Colette 5-13 5-6 16; RICHARDSON, Lynae 2-4 0-0 6; PISCONERI, Danika 2-3 2-2 6; PORCHER, Nyjah 1-4 3-4 5; RICHARDSON, Kaylia 1-2 1-1 3; SCHAHCZINSKI, Emily 1-2 0-0 2; LUTZ, Ashley 1-2 0-0 2; RAMONAS, Ella 0-0 0-0 0; JENKINS, Alesha 0-3 0-0 0; KERIN, Ines 0-4 0-0 0; NEAL, Sharnese 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 20-55 16-20 59.

UPR-Rio Piedras...............   25   26  -   51
Barry..................................   28   31  -   59

3-point goals--UPR-Rio Piedras 5-20 (MUNOZ, Roxyaliz 3-11; COLON, Irmarie 2-4; MONTES, Zahira 0-1; HUERTAS, Keiry 0-1; REYES, Shelia 0-3), Barry 3-15 (RICHARDSON, Lynae 2-4; EULE, Colette 1-6; LUTZ, Ashley 0-1; KERIN, Ines 0-3; HARDY, Tyler 0-1). Fouled out--UPR-Rio Piedras-None, Barry-None. Rebounds--UPR-Rio Piedras 30 (REYES, Shelia 7), Barry 44 (HARDY, Tyler 16). Assists--UPR-Rio Piedras 8 (HUERTAS, Keiry 3), Barry 10 (KERIN, Ines 3). Total fouls--UPR-Rio Piedras 18, Barry 14. Technical fouls--UPR-Rio Piedras-None, Barry-None. A-107

 

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