Young Harris, Ga.—The North Greenville Women’s basketball team dropped a 57-56 decision to Young Harris College on Saturday in a game that was marred by turnovers and cold shooting from both teams.
The Lady Crusaders committed just one more turnover than the Mountain Lions (25 to 24) while shooting just 38 percent from the field.
The Lady Crusaders were led by their bench players who accounted for 22 points. The leading scorer for NGU was freshman Brooks Walz who scored 12 points, a new career high. Krisceda Cotton also accounted for 12 points, while Erin Gray scored six, while collecting a team high six rebounds. Walz was 3 of 5 from the three point arch.
NGU and Young Harris fought for the lead for most of the game both gaining the advantage twice during the 40 minute contest. North Greenville gained its final lead with 11:01 left in the game and held it until the 21 second mark when the Mountain Lions tied the game at 56. Young Harris would hit a free throw with no time left on the clock to give the Mountain Lions the one point victory.
The loss drops the Crusaders to 4-9 on the season with a three game home stand on the horizon, starting with King College on January 19th at 6pm.