The Crowder Lady Roughriders outscored the Missouri Southern JV 24-8 in the first quarter Tuesday en route to a 77-43 victory at Bob Sneller Gymnasium.
Crowder improved to 2-1 overall this season and the Lady 'Riders fit their home opener in between tournament games last weekend in Harrison, Arkansas and upcoming tournament games Friday and Saturday in Tyler, Texas.
Elle Williams led Crowder with 17 points and she added eight steals, Sydney Linny added 14 points, four rebounds, and six steals, Tricia Wattman tallied eight points, and Maegan Bandimere put together five points, 10 rebounds, and six assists.
Coming off the bench, Kourtney Shipley added 10 points and Bethaney Gilkey produced nine points, while Kyndal Hardy grabbed six rebounds.
Williams led Crowder with three 3-point goals, Linny and Shipley each hit two, and Bandimere rounded out the eight trifectas with her one.
Crowder plays host Tyler on Friday and then Bossier Parish (Louisiana) on Saturday.
The Lady Apaches of Tyler are 1-0 on the season after their 113-21 win Monday over Lone Star College-Tomball.
Kierra Brimzy scored 21 points to lead Tyler and Houston transfer Quatera Limbrick added 19 points, while Burgundi Griffin, Kharisima Brown, and Jalynn Johnson each produced 14 points. Trelynn Tyler rounded out the double-digit scorers with 10 points.
Tyler is ranked No. 24 in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll. The next poll will be released on December 4, taking in the first month of the regular season.
Bossier Parish, another NJCAA-I Region 14 school, stands at 2-0 after 85-67 and 86-79 victories, respectively, over Baton Rouge and Louisiana State-Alexandria JV.
The Lady Cavs have a pair of players who have combined for nearly half of the team's point production.
Sophomore guard Monette Bolden and freshman forward Bre Sha Richardson average 24.5 and 21.5 points, respectively, with Bolden shooting 62.5 percent from the floor and 84.2 percent from the line and Richardson shooting 70 percent from the floor and 71.4 percent from the stripe.
Bolden and Richardson combine for 15.5 made free throws per game.