A recap of Monday Area Basketball:
C of O Women Fall at Home (From C of O Sports Information)
After a month of games on the road, College of the Ozarks women’s basketball returned home to host William Woods University on Monday evening and dropped an 84-72 decision to the Lady Owls
College of the Ozarks pulled ahead of the Owls early, taking a 10-6 however, William Woods retaliated with a 9-0 run. After a timeout stopped the bleeding, as the Lady Cats put together back-to-back stops to go on a run of their own closing the gap to one 17-16 at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, the Lady Bobcats turned the ball over eight times leading to a Lady Owl 46-33 halftime lead the margin stayed around that mark for the rest of the game.
For the Lady Bobcats, Abby Oliver led the way with 14 points. Jordan Wersinger came off-the-bench to add 13 points as C of O drops to 16-4.
Monday HS Basketball Scores
Niangua 43 S of O 23 (Mark Twain Conference Tournament at Chadwick)
Crane 57 Billings 36 (Marionville Tournament)
Ash Grove 62 Purdy 17 (Marionville Tournament)
Mansfield 57 Reeds Spring 40
Hollister 48 Cassville 40
Monett 42 McDonald County 37
College Heights 63 Reeds Spring 58 (Spokane Tournament)
Spokane 63 Verona 51 (Spokane Tournament)
New Covenant 51 Niangua 31 (Mark Twain Conference Tournament)