Lady Lancers split with Northwest, CWC

TORRINGTON – The Eastern Wyoming College women’s basketball team wrapped up the home portion of the 2021-22 schedule with a split, falling to Northwest College on Wednesday but defeating Central Wyoming College on Saturday.

On Wednesday, the Lady Lancers came up short 63-60 against the Northwest Lady Trappers.

The EWC women had two 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds to tie the game, but both shots found the iron.

Prior to the final seconds, the game went back and forth over the course of the first 35 minutes.

The Lady Lancers led the first five and a half minutes of the game before Northwest went on a run to take a 14-10 lead into the second quarter.

Northwest held on to the lead until the 7:42 mark of the second when freshman Rose Revueltas put the Lady Lancers back in front 18-16.

It was a lead which Eastern Wyoming held on to until midway through the fourth quarter.

Northwest took a 53-52 lead on a 3-pointer with 5:23 left in the game.

Despite having multiple opportunities in the closing seconds, EWC was unable to force a tie and extend the game into overtime.

Sophomore Ana Gascon led the Lady Lancers with 11 points and 13 rebounds, while freshmen Anna Soler and sophomore Janette Hanni added 10 points each.

On Saturday, Eastern Wyoming College set the tone early, racing out to a 27-6 first quarter lead and cruised to an 87-44 win over Central Wyoming College.

The teams played even in the second quarter, scoring 13 points each, but coming out of halftime, EWC poured on another 28 points in the third quarter, adding the final 19 over the final 10 minutes.

The Lady Lancers shot 48.4% (31-of-64) while holding Central Wyoming to 25.8% (16-of-62) shooting.

Gascon tallied another double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, while freshman Libbie Schaefer and sophomore Mara Neira added 15 points each. Revultas had 12 points and Soler 11.

The Lady Lancers are now 15-10 and will wrap up the regular season on the road Wednesday at Casper College at 5:30 p.m. and at Laramie County Community College at 2 p.m. Saturday.


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