Gamecock women breeze to victory

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COLUMBIA — Aleighsa Welch had 13 points and 12 rebounds for her first career double-double as South Carolina rolled over Savannah State 78-47 on Thursday night.

Asia Dozier added11 points while Tiffany Mitchell and Ieasia Walker chipped in 10 each. Ashley Bruner matched Welch’s effort with 12 rebounds.

The Gamecocks (3-0) shot 46 percent from the field and limited the Lady Tigers (1-1) to 36 percent.

Andrietta Thomas led Savannah State with 12 points. Ezinne Kalu added 10.


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