KIRTLAND, Ohio - After being up by just two points at the half, the Columbus State women's basketball team (8-12, 5-6 OCCAC) surged past the Lakeland Lakers (4-15, 1-8 OCCAC) in the next two quarters, winning with a final score of 94-54 on Wednesday.
Dominant rebounding allowed the Cougars to control both ends, totaling 30 offensive rebounds and 42 defensive rebounds, a season-best for the team.
All six Cougars contributed heavily to the victory. Keyvona Davis grabbed a season-high 22 rebounds and sunk in 21 points for her seventh double-double of the season. Hunter Kershaw poured in 22 points and snatched 13 rebounds while Carli Codner-Pinto led the offense with 24 points and six boards.
Katlyn Ray shot a career-best 16 points while Antishay Rahim and Allyse Rutter had 15 and 10 rebounds respectively. Codner-Pinto and Rutter dished out five assists apiece and Davis continued her blocking streak with a game-high four.
The Cougars return to action on Sat, Feb. 18 when they travel to Hocking College. Tip-off is 1:00 p.m.