CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team fell Wednesday night against Southern Wesleyan University by a final score of, 81-67.
The first quarter favored the Warriors as hot shooting from the outside allowed Southern Wesleyan to jump out to the early lead. In addition, the Bobcats were loose with the basketball in the early moments which allowed the Warriors to score 11 points off Lees-McRae turnovers. The game eventually slowed in the second quarter which allowed the Bobcats to get their footing and begin to cut into the Southern Wesleyan lead. At the break, the Bobcats trailed the Warriors, 40-30.
Unfortunately for the Bobcats, the third quarter and remainder of the game did not go in their favor. The Warriors were able to maintain a double-digit lead with timely shooting down the stretch which ultimately doomed the Bobcats.
With the loss, Lees-McRae falls to 4-9 on the year and 1-4 in conference play. The Bobcats will return to action January 2nd when they face Erskine on the road. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.