Early Struggles lead to 73-52 Bobcat Loss
ANDERSON, S.C. - The Georgia College women's basketball team (2-3) finished up their pre-conference play Saturday when they took on the Anderson University Trojans (6-3). The Bobcats struggled early and would eventually fall to the Trojans 73-52.
The Bobcats were led offensively by Krysta Lewis (Woodstock, Ga.) who had 16 points on 6-of-13 shooting from the field and 3-of-7 from behind the arc.Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Ga.) was the only other Bobcat in double-figures with 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting while adding a game high four rebounds.
The Trojans were led by a duo of seniors, with Tilde Ahlin scoring 13 of her 15 points in the first half and then Alissa Diaz who scored 11 of her 21 points in the second half. The Trojans also had 16 steals, doubling their season average.
The Bobcats stayed close to the Trojans in shooting percentage, with Georgia College shooting 45.5 percent compared to 48.2 percent from Anderson, but the Trojans had 12 more shots than the Bobcats. Overall, the Bobcats shot 20-of-44 from the field compared to the Trojans 27-of-56.
The Bobcats will be back in action Tuesday, Dec. 11 as they welcome Georgia Southwestern State University for a 5:30 p.m. start time. The game against the Hurricanes will also be Faculty and Staff Night. All Faculty and Staff and their family members will get free admission to the contest at the Centennial Center.
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