The Montana State University Northern Women’s Basketball team hosted Vanguard University in their second regular season game of the season on Thursday Night. The Skylights used a stellar defensive effort to grab a 68-56 victory.
Northern set the tone defensively in the second quarter when they held Vanguard to five points. The Skylights also held the Lions to a 30 % field goal percentage in the game.
Offensively, the Skylights shot an efficient 48% from the field on 19 total team assists. McKenzie Gunter was the leading scorer for Northern finishing with 23 points on 7-11 shooting. Peyton Kehr, and Hailey Nicholson also finished in double figures for the Skylights. Kehr finished with 14 points to go along with five rebounds. Nicholson tallied 10 points along with 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
The Skylights improved their record to (2-0) with the victory Thursday. will be back on their home court on Friday evening against Dickinson State University. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m