DANVILLE, Va. -- Zarkia Mattox led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-19 shooting and added 11 rebounds in Ferrum College's 68-60 non-conference women's basketball loss to Piedmont College this afternoon at Averett University.
Piedmont (6-3), Ferrum (4-5)
The game was part of the 2016 North-South Classic, being hosted by Averett. Piedmont used a 12-4 run in the second quarter to take a 30-16 lead at the break. Ferrum out-rebounded Piedmont 38-28 overall, but shot just 39% from the floor to Piedmont's 46%. Mattox is Ferrum's and the USA South's top scorer this season with her 24.8 points per game average.
Piedmont: Brianna Barrett 14 pts, 4 3FG; Carly Sales 10 pts
Ferrum: Mattox 30 pts, 11 reb, 5 asst; Jessie O'Conner 10 pts
Coach Bryan Harvey's team will play Maryville College Monday, Dec. 19, in Danville. Tip-off is set for 1:00 p.m.