CARROLLTON, Ga. - A second-half surge from the Alabama Huntsville Chargers spoiled West Georgia's bid at a conference opening win, as the Chargers handed the Wolves a 65-57 loss in Spragins Hall on Thursday evening.
How it Happened
- UAH built a 16-10 lead after the first quarter, but UWG fought back after the quarter break, starting the second on a 7-2 run.
- An Edley Drawhorn three-pointer at the 4:02 mark of the second quarter drew the Wolves even for the first time on the night at 22-22.
- Drawhorn hit another three with 53 seconds remaining in the half that put her into double-figures and also gave UWG their first lead of the night at 30-29.
- Aysha Harris delivered on a layup as time expired to give the Wolves a slim, 32-29 halftime advantage.
- West Georgia went cold in the third quarter, scoring just nine points in the period as UAH jumped out to a 53-41 lead with 10 minutes to play.
- The Chargers, who led by as much as 17 in the contest, outscored UWG 36-25 in the second half, but the Wolves did cut to as little as eight, including the final margin.
- Aysha Harris led West Georgia in scoring and rebounding, dropping 20 in the loss while grabbing eight rebounds.
- Edley Drawhorn was also in double-figures with 13.
- Baylee Johnson led all scorers, going off for 24 for UAH.
- The Wolves drop their conference opener to fall to 3-2 on the season.
- UAH improves to 2-3 on the year and 1-0 in league play.
West Georgia will return home on Monday hosting Shorter at 5:30 p.m. in the conference home opener at The Coliseum