Drake ladies lay into Clarke Crusaders

DES MOINES — Getting at least one field goal from every player who played, the Drake women’s basketball team dispensed Clarke 118-43 Thursday morning. The 118 points is the second-most in Bulldog history.

Five Drake (5-3) players scored in double figures, led by Lizzy Wendell totaling 25 points. Sara Rhine scored 18, Nicole Miller accounted for 15 and Brenni Rose added 12, all three of those players coming off the bench. Becca Hittner scored 16.

Drake outrebounded Clarke (7-4) 45-28, getting at least two boards from 11 of the 12 players who saw action. The Bulldogs had 34 assists to Clarke’s seven. Caitlin Ingle led Drake with 11 assists.

Drake is off until Dec. 18 when the Bulldogs will host Iowa at 2 p.m.

Drake 118, Clarke 43

CLARKE (7-4) — Adames 3-7 0-0 6, Ernst 1-5 0-1 2, Whittington 3-8 0-0 7, Ricker 0-7 0-0 0, Kleppin 0-1 0-0 0, Atkinson 0-1 0-0 0, Moran 0-1 0-0 0, Ramirez 1-5 0-0 3, Werner 2-3 1-1 5, Petkoff 0-3 0-0 0, Penney 3-5 0-0 7, Brecke 2-6 0-0 5, De Craene 0-1 0-0 0, Engstrom 0-0 2-2 2, Derus 0-3 0-0 0, Heldt 2-4 0-0 6. TOTALS 17-60 3-4 43.

DRAKE (5-3) — Wendell 12-17 0-0 25, Jonas 3-5 0-0 6, Hittner 6-9 1-1 16, Bachrodt 3-6 0-0 9, Ingle 3-5 0-0 7, Rose 5-8 0-0 12, Greiner 1-2 0-0 3, Miller 6-10 1-1 15, Rush 2-4 0-0 5, Mertz 1-1 0-0 2, Rhine 6-11 6-6 18. TOTALS 48-78 8-8 118.

CLARKE    7    22    9    5    —    43

DRAKE    26    32    31    29    —    118

3-Point Goals–Clarke 6-24 (Heldt 2-3, Whittington 1-2, Brecke 1-2, Ramirez 1-3, Penney 1-3, Kleppin 0-1, Atkinson 0-1, Ricker 0-3, Petkoff 0-3, Derus 0-3), Drake 14-28 (Hittner 3-4, Bachrodt 3-6, Rose 2-4, Miller 2-5, Ingle 1-1, Greiner 1-2, Rush 1-2, Wendell 1-3, Rhine 0-1). Total Fouls–Clarke 8, Drake 6. Rebounds–Clarke 28 (three with 4), Drake 45 (Bachrodt 7). Assists–Clarke 7 (seven with 1), Drake 34 (Ingle 11). Fouled out–none. A–4,369.