November 21, 1997 in Sports

Gonzaga Off To Fast Start

 

Lydia Ledgerwood hit 8 of 9 shots from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs to an 87-46 non-conference basketball win over Eastern Washington at Martin Centre Thursday.

Ledgerwood, who also connected on 10 of 13 free throws, finished with a game-high 26 points. Jessica Waltz came off the bench to score 13 points for the Zags (1-0).

Substitute Quisha Galloway topped the Eagles (0-1) with 14 points on 6-for-11 shooting.

Eastern Washington (0-1) - Waddell 1-2 0-0 3, Horner 2-10 2-2 8, Moore 2-7 0-0 5, Ford 1-7 0-0 3, Carlson 0-1 1-3 1, Galloway 6-11 1-2 14, Dukes 3-8 0-1 7, Schmidt 1-3 0-0 2, Olson 0-7 2-4 2, Davies 0-0 1-3 1. Totals 16-56 7-15 46.

Gonzaga (1-0) - Ledgerwood 8-9 10-13 26, Andrews 4-10 2-2 10, Perno 3-5 1-2 7, Jeffries 0-9 0-0 0, Deal 2-5 3-4 7, Carroll 1-3 0-0 2, Clark 2-4 1-2 5, McNairy 3-8 3-6 9, Tipps 3-6 2-4 8, Waltz 4-9 3-4 13. Totals 30-68 25-37 87.

Halftime - Gonzaga 51, Eastern Washington 20. 3-point goals - Eastern Washington 7-23 (Horner 2-7, Waddell 1-2, Moore 1-2, Galloway 1-2, Ford 1-4, Dukes 1-4, Schmidt 0-2), Gonzaga 2-12 (Waltz 2-4, Clark 0-1, McNairy 0-1, Andrews 0-3, Jeffries 0-3). Fouled out - Olson, Perno. Rebounds - Eastern Washington 27 (Ford 7), Gonzaga 59 (Ledgerwood, Tipps 7). Assists - Eastern Washington 10 (Horner, Galloway 3), Gonzaga 11 (Jeffries, McNairy 3). Total fouls - Eastern Washington 27, Gonzaga 16. Technicals - None. A - 632.

, DataTimes

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