The #11 Div II Lady Bobcats, following a loss on Friday evening to #5 Div I Hastings College, hit the court with spunk on Saturday facing #13 Div I Southwestern College in the First Community Bank of the Ozarks Classic. The Lady ‘Cats held the lead by a slim margin throughout most of the game, but Southwestern closed the gap and took the lead on a 3-pointer with 6:53 remaining. The score remained close with the lead changing several times amidst some great plays and close calls. In the end, the Lady ‘Cats were unable to post a victory, falling 85-87.
Leading the Lady Bobcats were Kayla Kepler (16 pts, 6 rebounds), Hannah Wisdom (15 pts, 8 assists), and Tanner Merriman (13 pts, 9 rebounds). Stat leaders for the Southwestern Lady Builders featured Jessica Hobbs (24 pts, 5 rebounds, 6-11 from 3 pt line) and Rickey Montana (20 pts, 6 rebounds).
The Lady Bobcats will play at Evangel University on Tuesday, November 11th, at 5:30 PM; the Bobcats will follow with a game at 7:30 PM.