(Scranton, PA) – The Lady Falcons lost Thursday night to Monroe CC 94-77. This loss is the 5th of the season for Lackawanna, their record is now 20-5 (12-3).
The first half got off to a rocky start for the Lady Falcons. Monroe was able to score 26 points in the 1st quarter and jump out to a 10-point lead. The 2nd quarter was more of the same but a bright spot for Lackawanna was Briaunna McCullough; she scored 9 points. The Lady Falcons committed 15 turnovers in the first half as Monroe was able to capitalize on "Points off turnovers" scoring 21. Monroe led Lackawanna 50-31 at halftime.
The Lady Falcons made the game closer in the 2nd half; Briaunna McCullough, Chyna Wooten, and Shaylah Green scored in the double digits. Lackawanna also learned from 1st half mistakes and only committed a handful of turnovers. Monroe CC powered through the 2nd half to win the game 94-77.
Briaunna McCullough – 19 points, 7 total rebounds, 1 steal
Chyna Wooten – 14 points, 6 total rebounds, 1 steal
"It's a tough night when a team comes in your house and shoots 47% from the floor. The good thing is its February and we live to see another game. We must continue to prepare for March." –Head Coach Joya Whittington
The Lady Falcons next game will take them on the road for a Region XIX matchup against Manor College on Saturday February 16th at 4pm. For all your news and updates please visit us on Facebook Lackawanna Falcons Athletics, Instagram @FalconsSports, and Twitter @falconssports