Immediate Release –Sports
December 19, 2015
Sinclair Women’s Basketball remains winless in OCAAC with loss to Owens
The Sinclair Women’s Basketball (5-7, 0-3) could not keep up with the Express of Owens Community College (10-4, 2-0) and was defeated 45-65 to remain winless in the OCCAC. The Tartans could not get the ball rolling in the 1st quarter with 10 points scored while Owens’ offense shined by scoring 23 points. Sara Thornton and Alona Skipper each had a 3-point FG while Madison Schroeder and Chloe Mayfield-Brown each had 2 points.
In the 2nd quarter the defense showed up for the Tartans by only allowing the Express to 11 points. The offense however, could not work together and score. Sinclair was only able to score 7 points in the 2nd quarter. Madison Schroeder led the scoring with 4 points and Alona Skipper added another 3-point FG.
The offense and defense was more evenly matched in the 3rd quarter. Sinclair looked to come alive and the offense looked better than it had all game. Both teams scored 12 points with the Express up 29-46 on the Tartans. Madison Patton led the offense with 5 points and Ashtin Brandon followed with 4 points.
The Tartan Pride scored their most points in the game in the 4th quarter. The offense was able to score 16 points on the Express. Unfortunately, it was not enough to come back against Owens. Owens scored 19 points to pull out the win with a final score of 45-65. Sara Thornton had 7 points in the 4th quarter.
The offense was led by Alona Skipper with 12 points. Sara Thornton and Madison Schroeder each had 10 points. Sinclair was outrebounded by Owens 36-56 and the Tartans were 3/11 at the free throw line. Owens’ bench outscored Sinclair’s bench 17-0
Sinclair Women’s next game will be at Cincinnati State (8-4, 1-1) on Wednesday, January 6th at 5:30 pm. The next home game for the Women’s Basketball team will be Saturday January 9th at 1:00 pm against Lorain County Community College (5-7, 0-2).
All home games are played in Building 8 on the downtown Dayton campus.