Ferrum tops Roanoke College in early season battle

Panthers beat Maroons 72-56 in women's hoops action

FERRUM, Va. – Ferrum used a 20-7 run in the third period  to take the lead and never looked back in posting the non-conference win over Roanoke in the season opener for both schools. Zarkia Mattox had 31 points on 12-19 shooting for Ferrum, while Erin March had 10 points to go with her game-high 15 rebounds. Jalexus Mitchell chipped in 13 points for the Panthers (1-0). Molly Hassell led the Maroons (0-1) with 13 points.