Men’s basketball keeps rolling, women’s basketball and volleyball split games

Last week (Feb. 1-7, 2021) in Grambling athletics was action-packed.

Monday, the women’s volleyball team traveled to Baton Rouge to face off against rival Southern. The Tigers ended up losing 3-1 making it their third loss in a row. 

That same day the women’s and men’s basketball teams faced off at home versus Mississippi Valley. 

The women’s team prevailed 56-52 in a back-and-forth game. Alexus Holt led the team in scoring with 14 points. Justice Coleman also added 10 points. 

The men’s team easily won their game 85-72, as they jumped out to a sizable lead in the first half. Sarion McGee recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Cameron Christon also scored 17 points. 

Later in the week the women’s volleyball team traveled to Tougaloo, Mississippi to take on Tougaloo College. The team recorded their first win of the season as they won 3-0. Currently they sit at 1-3 on the season. 

The next day the men’s and women’s basketball squads took on Southern University in Baton Rouge. 

The women’s lost 70-63, losing the lead after in the second quarter and never regaining it. Alexus Holt led the team in scoring with 18 points. Leah Morrow was second in scoring with 11 points. The loss dropped the team to 6-6. The men’s continued their momentum as they won 72-69. 

Tra’Michael Moton led the Tigers in scoring with 22 points. Sarion McGee continued his good streak scoring 21 points. The win was their third win in a row and improved their record to 8-8.

Sarion McGee