Freshman guard Tierah Bush, a former Woodrow Wilson High School standout, is leading an RCGC resurgence.
And Tierah is definitely excited about the Roadrunners' prospects following Saturday's convincing 72-39 triumph over Sussex County College at home.
Despite the fact that the Roadrunners' dropped three in a row after a 5-0 start recently, Bush has helped RCGC bounce back with four straight win as the Runners have improved to 9-3 overall under head coach Rich Cooper.
Tierah finished as game high scorer with 17 points Saturday, followed by 13 each from teammates Raquel Harris-Scott (Overbrook) and Alyvia Essex (Atlantic City) along with 11 from freshman Jaida Davis (Winslow).
"It feels good to get a fresh start," said Bush, a physicial education major. "And we're playing well -- we definitely have a team capable of going all the way."
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The Runners had the game under control right from the outset. They opened with a 17-11 first quarter lead and then extended the advantage to 41-19 by halftime. Bush scored 13 of her 17 in the first half to help RCGC out to its fast lead.
"Tierah has done a great job taking charge," said Cooper. "She has a tremendous skill set on both sides of the floor.
"As a team, we've really picked up our tempo on defense. Good defense creates a lot of opportunities like it did today."
The Roadrunners will host Mercer County College on Tuesday in a 5 p.m. start.
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