LA VERNE, Calif. — Clarissa Perez scored 11 points but the Chapman Panthers surged ahead in the second quarter, beating the Leopards 89-54 Saturday evening.
Kayla Chism added eight points and finished with four rebounds. Perez grabbed three boards and totaled two steals.
Janice Deguerio added four rebounds and four points in 14 minutes off the bench.
Turnovers and second-chance points hurt La Verne. The Panthers turned the Leopards turnovers into 32 points and scored 22 second-chance points.
Lucy Criswell led Chapman with 19 points.
Season Impact: The Leopards drop to 3-10 overall and 2-3 in the conference. Chapman improves to 9-3 overall and 4-0 in SCIAC play.
Next Game: The Leopards next host SCIAC opponent Redlands on Wednesday, January 10 at p.m. The Bulldogs come into the game 2-3 in the SCIAC and 6-7 overall.