The Barton Community College women's basketball team put together a dominant second quarter Wednesday night at the Barton Gym in the season opener coasting to an 82-55 victory over Brown Mackie College. Led by the combined forty-one point effort by sophomores Katrina Roenfeldt and Regan Unruh, a sixteen point edge in the second ten minutes in building a twenty-one point halftime lead in cruising to the win opening the Alan Clark coaching era. Coming up for the Lady Cougars is the weekend's Best Western Cougar Booster Club Classic at the Barton Gym against two nationally ranked opponents taking on No. 25 Iowa Western Community College on Friday and nationally receiving votes Northern Oklahoma College-Enid on Saturday. Tip-off set for 5:30 p.m. for both contests.
Coming off a medical redshirt season, Roenfeldt made her 2016 debut dropping twenty-four points knocking down six treys while also tying for the team lead in rebounds with seven. Unruh connected on two long bombs along with a 7-of-9 performance from the charity stripe in contributing seventeen points while Memphis product Anterrika Willis scored twelve points with five rebounds in her collegiate debut.
Haley Tiles and Mariah Adams led three Lions in double figures scoring fifteen each with Allexis Bowman adding twelve.