by Trevor Kuss, sports information assistant
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women's basketball team (3-3, 1-0 PBC) returned to the Centennial Center for their first home game in over a month Tuesday, coming away with their first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win. Forward Krysta Lewis (Woodstock, Ga.) led the team to a 54-43 victory over Georgia Southwestern State University (1-6, 0-1 PBC)
Lewis scored 18 points off the bench with 7-of-13 shooting from the floor as well as hitting the only two three pointers for the Bobcats. Lewis also added three rebounds and a block to her final line.
Enisha Donley (Loganville, Ga.) was right behind Lewis, adding 17 points of her own on 7-of-12 shooting. Belinda Schaafsma (Momence, Ill.) pulled in a game-high nine rebounds while adding four points and two assists. Abby Slocumb (Suwanee, Ga.) added eight rebounds in addition to a key late-game block.
Jasmine McSwain led the Hurricanes with 12 points and Danisha Green added eight rebounds. The shot Hurricanes shot 18-of-50 from the field compared to 21-of-54 for the Bobcats.
The Bobcats will continue PBC play Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1:30 when they welcome Francis Marion University to the Centennial Center.
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