Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

December 2, 2013

Jacksonville College women lose by 10 to Eastern Oklahoma

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress


Eastern Oklahoma State avenged its only loss of the year by tagging the Lady Jaguars of Jacksonville College with a 78-68 defeat Saturday afternoon at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.

JC prevailed over the Lady Mountaineers, 80-65, when the two clubs played in Wilburton, Okla. On the afternoon of Nov. 8.

Eastern (8-1), coached by former JC assistant women's basketball coach Amber Taylor, strolled out to a 35-22 lead at halftime, which proved to be too great of margin for the Lady Jags (6-5) to overcome.

The JC women turned in a much improved effort in the second half when they outscored the Lady Mountaineers, 46-41.

The Lady Mountaineers used clutch 3-point shooting to defeat JC. Eastern hit at a 46.7-percent (7-15) clip from beyond the arc, while JC made only 3-15 (20-percent) of its shots from long distance.

Jamie Lamb pushed through 15 points, Deva'Nyar Workman added 13 And Yvonne Maosa tossed in a dozen to lead the Lady Jag scoring attack.

Lamb went 6-9 from the field, while Workman shot 50-percent (6-12) from the field.

De'Amber Rice and Adriane Davis each tossed in 17 points for the winners.

The Lady Jags open Region XIV play at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday by hosting Kilgore College.