Women’s Basketball Team Has Tough Shooting Night

Women’s Basketball Team Has Tough Shooting Night

Brownwood, Texas – The women's basketball team struggled to make shots Thursday night against Howard Payne University in a 47-59 loss.

Ozarks (6-5, 2-2 ASC) was able to hold Howard Payne (7-4, 4-0 ASC) below their season scoring average, but couldn't connect on the offensive end, shooting just 34% from the field, 10% from behind the arc and 50% from the free throw line.

After the first quarter the Eagles trailed just 13-12. Howard Payne then went on to outscore Ozarks 18-7 in the second quarter of play.

Ozarks won the battle on the boards and outrebounded the Yellow Jackets 44-43 and were able to score 12 second chance points.

Bryanna Moltz led the team in scoring and rebounding with a double-double. Moltz scored 16 points and pulled down 13 rebounds.

Ozarks will travel to Alpine, Texas in an American Southwest Conference matchup against Sul Ross State University on December 17.

By Kourtni Williams