From the outset Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Fe Saints inflicted their will on the glass against Eastern Florida State College, using second chance opportunities to put away the Titans. SF outrebounded EFSC 60-23 in route to an 82-65 win. The Saints finished with a season high 29 offensive rebounds. The win is the second for Santa Fe over the Titans this season.
The Saints (5-6) led by 10 after the first quarter and stretched it to 14 at halftime, 40-26. Eastern Florida played better in the second half, but never got back in the game, falling by 17.
Santa Fe took 81 shots from the field and held the Titans to just 61 attempts.
Ari Emanuel-Wright scored 21 points to lead both teams. Her 11 rebounds gave her her second double double of the year. Corey Staples also finished with a double double, scoring 17 points with 10 rebounds.
The Saints will hit the road Friday at Indian River State College against the Pioneers at 6 p.m.
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