Press Release

2013-14 Women's Basketball: PSU Scranton

February 7, 2014

Margaret Dewire scored 12 points in the win for the Lady Wildcats

Margaret Dewire scored 12 points in the win for the Lady Wildcats

SCRANTON, Pa. – Scoring season high points, the Pennsylvania College of Technology women’s basketball team downed Penn State Scranton 95-70 Friday night. Freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport) put on an offensive show scoring a personal season high 26 points. The win was a whole team effort with all players making the trip contributing to the scoring. Freshman Charese Bova (Beech Creek) notched 20 points, making it her third straight showing of 20 points or more. The win now improves the team to 6-16 overall and 4-8 in the Penn State University Athletic Conference.

Penn College led for most of the first half jumping out to a 9-4 lead, seven coming from freshman Alicia Ross (Williamsport), in the first four minutes. After a brief lead change in the 13th, the Lady Wildcats surged back taking a 21-14 lead. They got as high as 14, taking a 37-23 lead in the final minute before going into the break up 39-25.

All but two Penn College players got onto the score sheet in the half with Ross leading the way with nine points and sophomore Margaret Dewire (Beaver Springs) adding six. Dewire ended the game with 12.

A 6-2 run from Penn College opened the second half making it a 45-27 game. Hitting a jumper with 12 remaining, Ross made the score 68-36, she scored 17 points in the half.

In the final three minutes of play Scranton got into foul trouble. Out of bench players, the Lions were forced to play down the remainder of the game.

Also for the Lady Wildcats, sophomore Jamie Steer (South Williamsport) notched 13 points.

This is the second time the teams have met with this season with Scranton taking the first meeting 77-61 on Jan. 30.

Next up, Penn College hosts PSU Hazleton on Saturday, Feb. 8 for a 1 p.m. game.

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