Macon- The Central Georgia Technical College women’s basketball team had three players score in double-figures in their 73-45 victory over East Georgia State College on Wednesday. With the win, the Lady Titans improved their record to 10-3 in the conference and 16-7 overall.
Sophomore guard Breanna Bryant also came up big for the Lady Titans with 16 points, four rebounds, three steals, and one assist. Freshman Lauren Duncan contributed 11 points and three rebounds to the Lady Titans’ victory.
The women’s team is currently in third place in the conference behind Darton College and South Georgia Technical College, respectively.
In the thrilling overtime win, freshman players Lawrance Freeman, Andrei St. Vistal, and Mike Harden all came up big scoring double-digits. Freeman finished the night with 24 points, 16 rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block. Taking control of the game in overtime, St. Vistal scored a season-high 23 points, along with six assists, 5 rebounds, and two steals. To round out the leading scorers, Mike Harden added 18 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, and one assist.
“We needed this win,” said men’s basketball head coach Reco Dawson. “To come back from 20+ [points] showed how tough our kids are. Our guys believed that they could win the game. I’m so proud of them.” After losing the previous seven games, Coach Dawson is optimistic about the remainder of the season, stating that “the win tonight will give us some confidence and momentum through the next five games.”
Photo: Breanna Bryant (5) going up against two East Georgia State College defenders.
Photo: Sheldon Williams (23) shooting over an East Georgia State College player.