Lady Lions Fall to the Lady Wilcats

Posted by kmay | 02/17/2010 11:44 AM

Fort Valley, GA- Three Lady Lions scored double digits, but it wasn't enough as the Lady Lions fell to the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University.  Antionette McPhail led all scorers with 15 points, Areyal LeDeatte scored 11 points, and Shanee Butler score 10 points in the 50-58 loss, Tuesday, February 16, 2010 in Fort Valley, Georgia.

The Lady Lions gave the Lady Wildcats a run for their money, as they rebounded from a 16 point (35-19) halftime deficit.  The Lady Lions came out of the locker-room, and scored seven points to cut the lead to 9 points. 

A layup by Terria Davis (pictured) at the two minute mark cut the Wildcat lead to one (49-48). With a missed jumper by the Wildcats Jasmine Birdsong and a rebound by Paine’s Antionette McPhail, the Lady Lions had the opportunity to take the lead, but an offensive foul gave the Lady Wildcats possession with 1:25 left in the game.

The Lady Lions got into foul trouble, and the Lady Wildcats extended the lead to 56-48, before the Lady Lions were able to score again.

With the loss, the Lady Lions fall 5-18 overall, and 4-16 SIAC.

Takesha Riggs led the way for Fort Valley State University Lady Wildcats with 12 points, 2 blocks, and 5 steals.
The Lady Lions will be back in action, Thursday, February 18, 2010 as they face the Lady Rams of Albany State University in Albany, Georgia.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 PM.