Women's Basketball

Bobcats fall in regular season opener

Bobcats fall in regular season opener

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team fell on Friday afternoon against Young Harris College by a final score of 73-60.

The Bobcats came out cold from the floor, shooting seventeen percent from the field in the first quarter. The Mountain Lions used this to their advantage and possessed a twenty-five to seven lead heading into the second.

Destiny Johnson would have the hot hand in the second quarter for the Bobcats, scoring eight of the quarters 14 Lees-McRae points. Malikah Myers and Davinique Campbell also got on the scoresheet in the second, finishing with four and two respectively. Heading into the half, the Bobcats trailed 40-21. 

Coming out of the break, the Bobcats played their best basketball of the contest. Lees-McRae outscored Young Harris 22-14 to cut into the deficit heading down the stretch. Unfortunately for the Bobcats, the Mountain Lions were able to maintain their lead through the fourth quarter and top Lees-McRae 73-60.

The Bobcats will return to action Saturday when they face 15th ranked North Georgia. Tipoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.

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