Bobcat Women Pound Pioneers, 78-63
by Katie Parker, sports information graduate assistant
COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Georgia College & State University women's basketball team (3-2) rolled over Tusculum College (2-1) 78-63 today (Nov. 28), closing out the Jack Hughston Classic hosted Columbus State University.
Senior Antoinette Reames (Orlando, Fla.) led Georgia College today recording a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while also blocking two shots. This is Reames' first double-double of the season.
Four other Bobcats scored in the double digits with junior guard Chimere Jordan (Gray, Ga.) contributing 12, junior forward Deja Montgomery (Irmo, S.C.) tallying 11, while guards Shandrea Moore (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) and Dominique Huffin (Tucker, Ga.) each added 10. Moore also had a team high of nine assists, giving her an average of 6.0 assists per contest. Nine of Montgomery's 11 points came from behind the three-point arc, going 3-for-4.
For the Pioneers, Kendal Baxter put up a game high of 23 points while Jasmine Parker and Jasmine Gunn scored 13 and 10, respectively.
Despite the 15-point loss, Tusculum beat the Bobcats on the boards with 43 rebounds to the ‘Cats' 42. Gunn led the Pioneers with eight boards, while Parker and Staci Hicks snagged six a piece. Moore grabbed eight boards for Georgia College, while Huffin had seven and Tammeisha Law (Athens, Ga.) had six.
The Bobcats are back in action Tuesday, Dec. 1, hosting Edward Waters College with a tip-off time of 7 p.m. in the Centennial Center.
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