Women’s basketball tops Lorain County 76-55

Photo by Paul Vernon
Photo by Paul Vernon

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a season-high in rebounds on Wednesday, the Columbus State women's basketball team (11-11, 5-7 OCCAC) grabbed a 76-55 win over Lorain County Community College. 

The Cougars sunk in 38 of their points in the paint and managed to pull down 69 rebounds against the Commodores. By comparison, Lorain County had 20 points in the paint and 40 rebounds. Additionally, Columbus State converted 23 offensive rebounds into 13 points.

Destiny Wooten achieved a career-best 37 points on 16-for-32 shooting from the field. The sophomore guard also grabbed a game-high eight steals.

Antishay Rahim grabbed a career-high 27 rebounds, eclipsing her previous high of 26 boards she had against Potomac State on Nov. 12. Rahim also smacked down a career-best six blocks and tallied nine points.

Lia Arnold came off the bench to add 12 points, nearly missing a double-double with nine rebounds. Allyse Rutter was the other double digit scorer with 11 points along with seven rebounds and a trio of assists and steals.

Nycole Carter chipped in five points and dished out a game-high five assists while Nikia Glenn-Falls rounded out the scoring with two points to go along with her eight boards.

Columbus State is back in action on Wednesday, traveling to Highland Hills to take on Cuyahoga. Tip-off is 5:30 p.m.