FLINT, MI -- The Flint Monarchs are 1-0.
On Saturday, June 11, Flint rallied to beat the Pittsburgh Stars 96-68 at Mott Community College.
"We were eager to start the season on a good note as proud members of the Global Women's Basketball Association (GWBA) and to accomplish this at home made it even better," said Monarchs President and General Manager Drey Wynn.
The Monarchs got off to a slow start, but held a 26-22 lead at halftime.
Veteran guard Jasmine McCall's scoring touch broke open the game in the second half. She hit 20 of her game-high 31 points in the second half, also going 3-of-4 from beyond the arc.
Fellow Monarchs Trenia Barbee scored 17 points and 10 rebounds, Jasmine Thomas recorded 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists while Imari Redfield chipped in 11 points and 5 rebounds.
The Pitt Stars was paced by former Notre Dame University basketball star Ariel Braker, who finished the game with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 6 blocks.
The Monarchs will face the Akron Freeze next at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26 in Akron, OH.