MARYVILLE -- Freshman Katie Golomski dropped in six three-pointers on her way to 20 points Friday to lead William Penn (Iowa) to a 63-47 victory over the Missouri Valley College women's basketball team in the first round of the Winstead-Reeves Classic at Maryville.
Golomski struck twice from outside in the first three minutes as the Lady Statesmen began the game with a 10-0 run. The Lady Vikings whittled the deficit in half before Golomski nailed another bomb three minutes later.
Juniors Sami Jackson and Clare Youngclaus found the mark from outside the arc to get Valley's deficit down to six points, but the margin was nine points at halftime.
The Lady Vikings were down by seven points with 15 minutes remaining when William Penn went on a 20-3 spree to end a season-opening seven-game losing streak.
Sophomore Orielle Thomas had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Lady Statesmen (1-7).
Jackson led Valley with 15 points, nine boards, four assists and a pair of blocked shots.
On Saturday, tournament host Northwest Missouri State won for the first time in the third-place contest, 70-61, an exhibition game for the Lady Vikings.
Four players scored in double figures for the Lady Bearcats (1-3), with freshman Ashleigh Nelson and senior Shelly Martin each tallying 15 points.
Jackson had 15 points and came up with five steals for Valley.
The Lady Vikings (2-5) will open Heart of America Conference play Dec. 1 at Culver-Stockton.