Kitley has double-double, defense dominates for No. 15 Virginia Tech women in 85-40 win over Radford

Elizabeth Kitley leads Virginia Tech to a home win over Radford (WSLS)

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Elizabeth Kitley scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and No. 15 Virginia Tech held Radford to 19% shooting to roll to an 85-40 win on Sunday.

The Hokies (7-2) raced to a 22-4 lead in the first quarter by making 10 of 20 shots and holding the Highlanders to 2-of-13 shooting.

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Georgia Amoore added 15 points and had three of Virginia Tech’s 12 blocks. Matilda Ekh added 12 points and Carleigh Wenzel 11 while matching Kitley with five assists.

Ashlyn Traylor-Walked scored 16 points for Radford (2-8), going 2 of 16 from the field and 11 of 12 from the foul line.

Radford was 5 of 19 (26%) from 3-point range but just 6 of 38 (16%).

Traylor-Walker had 10 points in the second quarter but the Hokies scored the last eight points to lead 48-22 at halftime. Then Virginia Tech opened the second half by scoring the first 19 points for a 67-22 lead.

The Hokies play at Rutgers on Sunday.

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