Lady Panthers rally late in 1st-ever victory at XULA

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NEW ORLEANS — Terralyn Dominick scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers in the final 90 seconds, to rally Philander Smith to a 74-69 women’s basketball victory against Xavier University of Louisiana.

The Lady Panthers (11-10, 3-4 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference) defeated the Gold Nuggets (13-10, 4-4) for the first time ever at XULA, which won the previous eight meetings on its campus.

Dominick missed her first 10 3-point attempts, but connected on a trey with 1:23 remaining to tie the score at 67 and another with 50 seconds remaining to put Philander Smith ahead to stay, 70-69.

Philander Smith outscored XULA 10-2 in the final 90 seconds.

Dominick also had seven rebounds and six assists. Anqunett Chatt made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points for the Lady Panthers, Minyone Hill scored 11, and Amesha Brown had 10 points and nine rebounds.

Maya Trench had 12 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals for XULA, which dropped its third straight, and Kelsee Singleton, Mikayla Bates and Gina Smith scored 10 apiece. Smith grabbed 11 rebounds to match her career best.

XULA will travel to the University of Mobile for a 4 p.m. non-conference game Saturday.

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Ed Cassiere

Ed Cassiere

Sports Information Director, Xavier University of Louisiana

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