Falcons Fly Over Lady 'Canes 63-52

MONTEVALLO, Ala.- The Georgia Southwestern women's basketball team is now 6-4 and 0-3 in the Peach Belt Conference after a 63-52 loss to the University of Montevallo (4-6 (1-2 PBC)) Saturday afternoon in Trustmark Arena.

The Falcons started the game with a 3-pointer and Yvonna Dunkley responded with a layup. Montevallo put in another 3-pointer and a jump shot to lead by six with 7:30 left in the first quarter.

Kenyona Armstrong cut the lead to one point with a layup and a 3-pointer with 4:51 left. Va'Queshia Hall took the lead for GSW with two jump shots at the 1:43 mark but Montevallo put in a basket with one second left to lead 12-11 at the end of the first. 

Montevallo put up 19 points in the second quarter to lead 31-23 at the half.

Khayla Owens put in two baskets for GSW to start off the third quarter. Chanice Whitton put in a layup followed by Ja'Quasha Sesler with a layup to come within four points of Montevallo.

The Falcons made two free throws and Sesler answered with a 3-pointer to come within three points. Dunkley put in a layup to come within one point with 4:47 left in the third.

Montevallo put in a lay up, free throw and jump shot to take an eight point lead heading into the final quarter.

Hall made the first basket in the fourth to trail by six and made another with 6:57 left to take a four point setback. Montevallo put in a 3-pointer followed by a layup to lead by nine with 5:19 left.

Sesler put in a layup followed by Dunkley with a jumper to close the gap to five points but the Falcons scored seven more points before GSW put in a layup with 14 seconds left to take an 11 point win.

Hall led the Lady 'Canes with 10 points. Dunkley and Sesler both had nine points and four rebounds. Owens had eight points and had five rebounds. Armstrong had seven points and nine assists. Whitton led GSW with six rebounds and had six points.

The Lady 'Canes are on the road Monday to play Georgia College at 5:30 p.m.