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Thomas Moore Athletics | March 7, 2014

Burgoyne's 35 leads Thomas More in 95-58 victory

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. -- Junior forward Jenny Burgoyne scored a career-high 35 points to lead Thomas More to a 95-58 win against Salem on Friday in the first round of the NCAA championship at the Connor Convocation Center.

With the win, the Saints improve to 29-0 and advance to John Carroll in a second-round game on Saturdayat the Connor Convocation Center. John Carroll defeated Texas Lutheran 74-62 in the first game. With the loss, the Spirits end the season at 21-5.

Thomas More jumped out to an early 26-11 lead when sophomore guard/forward Sydney Moss made a layup with 11:31 to play in the first half. Salem responded with an 8-4 run to cut the lead to 30-19 with 7:43 to play in the opening half when Jasmine Shabazz made a jumper. The Saints closed out the half on a 20-6 run to extend the lead to 50-25 at half time when Moss made a layup with 25-seconds to play in the first half.

Thomas More out-scored Salem 45-33 in the second half and led by as many as 41 points twice as it went on to the 95-58 victory. The Saints shot 50.7 percent from the field (35 of 69) and out-scored Salem 58-30 in the paint and 29-5 off turnovers.

Burgoyne was joined in double-figure scoring by Moss with 21 and senior guard Katie Kitchen with 11. Moss completed her 14th double-double of the season with 12 rebounds, while she also led the team in steals with six. Senior guard Devin Beasley led the team in assists with eight.

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