COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus State women's basketball team defeated the Lorain County Commodores to advance to the Region XII DIII final and face No. 1 seed Owens.
Inside the Game
- Region XII DIII Semifinal. 2-1 against Lorain County this season.
- Final Score: Columbus State 70, Lorain County 63.
- Record: Columbus State (7-17, 4-10 OCCAC), Lorain County (12-18, 6-10 OCCAC)
- The Cougars bested the Commodores in field goal percentage 37.3%-32.0% and rebounds 56-34.
- Columbus State grabbed the lead early and never relinquished it.
- Whitney Staggs led the Cougars with a team-high 18 points and a game-high 18 boards. She also had a team-best four steals.
-McKenna Cummins had nine points and 12 boards for the Cougars.
-Nelson led the game with seven assists and two blocks.
The Cougars will face the nationally-ranked Owens Express Mon, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at Ohio Christian University.