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LWC women's basketball falls 58-54 to Lane Sat 18 Nov 2017

Reagan Turner leads Blue Raiders with career high 20 Points.
Next: - LWC Women's Basketball hosts Simmons College of Kentucky, at 6pmCT, Monday, November 20, 2017, At Lindsey Wilson College's Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Anthony Latessa
News from Lindsey Wilson Athletics

JACKSON, TN - (Sat 18 Nov 2018) The No. 8-ranked Lindsey Wilson women's basketball team fell to NCAA Division II Lane (TN) on Saturday 58-54 at the J F Lane Gymnasium.

Reagan Turner led the Blue Raiders (5-1) in scoring with a career-high 20 points while also grabbing seven rebounds. Devin Cheatum added nine points while Gerda Paulauskaite scored eight. Paulauskaite grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and recorded six blocks. Lindsey Wilson shot a season-low 28.1 percent from the field and 10.1 percent from beyond the arc.

The Blue Raiders began the game on a 14-3 run which was capped off by a Cheatum three pointer. Lane responded with a 13-2 run to tie the game at 16. Lindsey Wilson scored the last three points of the first quarter to take a 19-16 lead. The Blue Raiders shot just 9-of-29 in the quarter and made 11 free throws.

After Lindsey Wilson held a 25-17 lead with 7:03 to play in the second quarter, the Dragons responded with a 16-0 run that lasted over four minutes to take a 33-25 advantage. The Blue Raiders would cut the lead in half to 33-29 with a quick 4-0 run. Lane held a 36-30 lead at halftime.

The Dragons started the third quarter on a 5-0 run to extend their lead to 41-30. Lindsey Wilson answered back with 10-2 run to cut the lead to 43-40. Lane scored the last four points of the third quarter to take a 47-40 lead into the final quarter.

Trailing 52-43, the Blue Raiders scored 10 unanswered points to take a 53-52 lead for their first lead since the second quarter. Lane closed out the game scoring six of the last seven points to come away with the 58-54 victory.

LaKeiya Lane and Alisha Fortenberry each scored 10 points for the Dragons.

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