PIQUA, Ohio - Despite their efforts, the Columbus State women's basketball team (6-10, 3-3 OCCAC) could not close out the Edison Chargers on Saturday afternoon.
Brooke Pothast led the Cougars with a career-high 18 points and four steals along with five rebounds and four assists. Pothast went 12-of-16 from the line and 3-of-9 from the field.
Also in double figures were Carli Codner-Pinto with 16 points ande Alana Stokes with 15 points. Codner-Pinto tallied four assists, two rebounds and two steals and Stokes nearly missed a double-double with nine points along with four steals and three assists.
Hunter Kershaw notched her seventh double-double of the season with 15 points and a team-high 12 rebounds.
Faryn Buchanan contributed nine points, five rebounds, and three steals while Laura Gomez and Mariah Mercer chipped in four and two points respectively. Gomez also pulled down six rebounds for Columbus State.
As a team, the Cougars had less turnovers and more steals than the Chargers; however, Columbus State's shooting efficiency was only 35.9%, compared to Edison's 49.2%.
The Cougars return to action on Wed, Jan. 20 for a 5:30 p.m. road game against Clark State Community College.