LADY HAWKS FALL TO CHARGERS
The Lady Hawks traveled to Piqua, Ohio on Saturday to take on the Chargers of Edison State. The game was a tale of two halves as the Hawks came out strong and competed well taking and early lead 23-22 and holding on to that one point lead at the half time intermission, 36-35.
Late in the 3rd quarter the Chargers began to pull away and the Hawks couldn't over come the deficit in the 4th, falling to Edison State 86-72.
The Chargers were led by Carly Buzzard with 20 points and 12 rebounds for a double-double and Brook Hickey who also poured in 20 points off the bench. Riley Culver also notched a double-double with 10 points and 16 rebounds. Other scorers for the Chargers were Sydney Miller with 15 points, Holly Frey added 13, Lauren Monnin had 5 and Dana Heckman chipped in 4.
Hocking College was led by an great performance by the dynamic duo of McCollister and Merritt. Macy McCollister charted a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds while Brandy Merritt filled up the stat sheet with 19 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals. Jena Cozad and Kylie Jettinghoff followed with 12 points a piece, Alison Bray chipped in 7 points, and Randi Barker came off the bench to score 3 points in the contest.
The Hawks fall to 4-21 after the loss and will travel to Owens Community College to take on the Express tomorrow at 3 p.m.