Loggers remain unbeaten with win over Concordia-Moorhead

Loggers remain unbeaten with win over Concordia-Moorhead

TACOMA, Washington – The Puget Sound women's basketball team defeated Concordia-Moorhead, 68-57, in its final Doug McArthur Classic game on Saturday evening. The Loggers remain unbeaten through their first four games this season.

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Emily Sheldon led Puget Sound (4-0) in scoring with 17 points on 6-for-15 shooting from the field. Amanda Forshay also scored in double figures for the Loggers, totaling 13 points on the day.

Puget Sound jumped out to an early lead over Concordia-Moorhead (2-2) on an 8-2 run capped off by a Forshay layup. Sheldon then scored seven straight points for the Loggers as they went up by 10-points midway through the period, 24-14. The Loggers maintained their lead and entered halftime up 30-25 over the Cobbers.

In the second half, the Cobbers fought back to tie the game at the 12 minute mark, 40-40. The Loggers then went on a 12-2 run topped off with two free throws made by Forshay. Clawing back, the Cobbers came within three points, 54-51, with 6:12 to play. The Loggers then made some buckets to pull away again for their biggest lead of the day, 67-53, with under two minutes to play. Puget Sound ended the game on a 14-6 run that included points by five different players.

Defensively, The Loggers held Concordia-Moorhead to just 37.7 percent from the floor.

The Loggers shot 65.2 percent from the field in the second half. Puget Sound scored 21 points off 19 Cobber turnovers.  Both teams recorded 33 rebounds.

The Loggers return to action as they travel to take on Concordia (Ore.) on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5:30pm.

 

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