AIKEN, S.C. – The Georgia College women's basketball team (9-7, 5-4 PBC) traveled to take on No. 6 USC Aiken (14-2, 7-2 PBC) Thursday evening and the Pacers hot shooting led to a 59-39 loss for the Bobcats.
Enisha Donley (Loganville, Ga.) led the Bobcats for the second game in a row scoring 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting while adding eight rebounds, one assist and one steal. Just six Bobcats reached the scoring column, with Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Ga.) adding eight points and Thresia Elskamp (Potosi, Wis.) seven.
The Pacers were led by Daniela Tarailo, who had a game-high 16 points on 6-of-14 shooting from the field and 4-of-8 from behind the arc. Brittany Hill added 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting while also chipping in five rebounds and three assists.
As a team, the Bobcats shot 13-of-41 from the field and 4-of-12 from behind the arc, compared to the Pacers 24-of-47 from the field and 6-of-14 from downtown.
The Bobcats out-rebounded the Pacers by a 30-28 margin, but the Bobcats would also turn the ball over 20 times compared to the Pacers 14.
The Georgia College women's basketball team will return to the court at the Centennial Center Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1:30 when they take on Young Harris College to complete the season series against the newest Peach Belt Conference (PBC) member.
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