Freshman Mikaela Burgess was just the spark that the Gorillas needed.
The Pitt State men kept it a close affair the entire game, but Lindenwood came out with the win. The Gorillas are back at home on Monday night against Lincoln.
Mikaela Burgess, the freshman from Webb City, and Lizzy Jeronimus each scored 21 points. The Gorillas battled back in the second half to defeat the Lindenwood Lions.
Plus St. Mary's-Colgan boys and Fort Scott girls win Sub-State Titles.
All four are former MIAA point guards.
Lions tied for first place, Gorillas tied for fifth.
MSSU now tied for first place in the MIAA.
Despite missing nine straight three pointers over the course of two games, Drew Roberts told Lane Lord she would make the shot late in the game. She did, and the Gorillas bounced back with an overtime win at home. As for the men, their season-long four game win streak was snapped after a poor second half in Pittsburg.
Gorillas women lose first of the season; Gorillas men win fourth straight.