UWF falls to Delta State, 65-53

UWF falls to Delta State, 65-53

first_imgUWF falls to Delta State, 65-53 Share Kelseigh Hughes led UWF in steals and assists Thursday at Delta State (Photo by Chris Nelson/ArgoPhotos.com) center_img  CLEVELAND, Miss. – After upsetting one of the top teams in the conference earlier in the season, the West Florida women’s basketball team was unable to pull of the task a second time, falling to Delta State 65-53 on the road Thursday night.UWF defeated DSU 66-51 on Jan. 24 for the first win over the conference powerhouse since 2008 and the first Gulf South Conference win of the season for UWF. But the Argos (6-19, 3-14 GSC) were unable to hang with the Lady Statesmen (17-8, 12-5) in the second half Thursday.The first half saw four lead changes, and UWF overcame a 10-point deficit to eventually tie the game 27-27 on a Jasmine Wigfall (Orlando, Fla./Timber Creek HS) jumper with 57 seconds left in the first half to send the game into the break tied. But DSU took the lead early in the second half and held on for the win the rest of the way.Hanna Vette (Tarkio, Mo./Mineral Area CC) just missed a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds while Jaymie Druding (Orchard Park, N.Y./Maine) and Wigfall each scored 11. Kelseigh Hughes (Hammond, La./St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic HS) added a team-high four steals and three assists.UWF will finish the regular season at Christian Brothers at 2:05 p.m. March 2.For information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS#Newspaper Box ScoreWest Florida vs Delta State02/28/13 5:30 p.m. at Cleveland, MS (Sillers Coliseum)At Cleveland, MS (Sillers Coliseum)DELTA STATE 65, WEST FLORIDA 53WEST FLORIDA (6-19, 3-14 GSC)Vette, Hanna 4-10 3-4 11; Wigfall, Jasmine 4-7 3-4 11; Druding, Jaymie 5-81-2 11; Gradel, Sarah 3-3 2-2 8; Johnson, Toynetta 3-10 1-1 7; Erland, Emily0-4 3-4 3; Miller, Raquel 1-2 0-0 2; Odom, Bethany 0-0 0-0 0; Byrd, Tayler0-0 0-0 0; Hughes, Kelseigh 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 20-46 13-17 53.DELTA STATE (17-8, 12-5 GSC)Rhodes, Chelsey 7-12 3-4 18; Roberts, Brittany 5-11 3-4 14; Ball, Rhandi5-14 2-3 12; Chaney, Juquecia 4-6 0-2 8; Walton, Seneca 1-8 5-7 7; Ruckes,Becca 1-2 2-2 4; Govan, Shanae 1-3 0-0 2; Brown, Ashley 0-1 0-0 0; Henry,Kenisha 0-0 0-0 0; Hickman, Chadisty 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 24-61 15-22 65.West Florida………………   27   26  –   53Delta State……………….   27   38  –   653-point goals–West Florida 0-5 (Vette, Hanna 0-3; Johnson, Toynetta 0-1;Erland, Emily 0-1), Delta State 2-10 (Rhodes, Chelsey 1-3; Roberts, Brittany1-4; Hickman, Chadisty 0-3). Fouled out–West Florida-None, DeltaState-None. Rebounds–West Florida 37 (Vette, Hanna 9), Delta State 33(Walton, Seneca 6; Ball, Rhandi 6). Assists–West Florida 8 (Hughes,Kelseigh 3), Delta State 7 (Roberts, Brittany 3). Total fouls–West Florida16, Delta State 12. Technical fouls–West Florida-None, Delta State-None.A-1563Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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