Skylights roll in first-round victory

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A’Jha Edwards had a huge game to lead the way Wednesday night as MSU-Northern beat Lindsey Wilson (Kentucky) 60-42 in the first round of the NAIA National tournament. Stats

Edwards, a 6-foot-5 senior, scored 25 points and grabbed 16 points to lead the Skylights (28-5), who led 30-18 at halftime.

Butte High graduate Natalee Faupel, a true sophomore, added 12 points in the win that sends the Skylights to a second-round game on Friday.

Chanel Roberts scored 18 points to lead Lindsey Wilson, which closes the season at 21-10.

In other first round games involving Frontier Conference teams, the University of Great Falls beat Loyola (Louisiana) 73-54 and Oklahoma City knocked off Lewis-Clark State 63-61.

Westminster College and Carroll College play first round games on Thursday. 1 comment

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  • Scott and Naceme Faupel
    March 19, 2015, 10:45 am

    Way to go Skylights


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