CARROLLTON, Ga. – The UWG women’s basketball team never trailed on Friday night as the Wolves improved to 2-1 on the season with a 68-36 win over Caver Bible College at The Coliseum.
How It Happened
- West Georgia jumped out to an early lead, tipping the lead to double-figures on a Jayda Dooley jumper at the 2:05 mark of the opening quarter, making it 17-6, Wolves.
- In the second quarter, West Georgia put on 19 points, and stretched their lead to as much as 31 and took a 42-13 lead into the locker room for the halftime break.
- Coming out of the break, both teams struggled, scoring only a combined 16 points in the third quarter.
- Carver had their best quarter offensively in the final ten minutes, scoring 15 points. The Wolves scored 18 fourth quarter points, with their largest lead at 35 coming on an Ashley Lee layup with 10 seconds left. Carver would splash in a three at the buzzer to account for the final 32-point margin.
- Freshman Zaria Bankston led all scorers with 15 points, setting a new career high in her third game. Bankston also had two rebounds, two assists, and a pair of steals on the night.
- Jayda Dooley and Edley Drawhorn each had eight points in the win. Dooley was 4-of-5 from the field and had two blocks on the defensive end of the court. Drawhorn had a game-high three steals to go with her eight points.
- Senior Aysha Harris had seven points while fellow senior A’Kia Harris led with six rebounds.
- The Wolves improve to 2-1 on the year, while Carver falls to 0-4.
West Georgia is on the road for their next game as they travel to Fort Valley State on Tuesday, November 20. Tip-off for that game is set for 6 p.m.