CHEYENNE, Wyoming – The Laramie County Community College women's basketball team defeated Central Wyoming College 78-72. The Golden Eagles failed to get anything going on the offensive end in the first five minutes but bounced back strong to close out the quarter.
LCCC held the advantage at the break 36-35 and the two teams would exchange leads up until about 1:00 minute remaining when the Golden Eagles pulled away.
The Golden Eagles shot 31.1 percent from the field, 26.9 percent from the three-point line and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. Laramie County only committed eight turnovers on the night and forced CWC to 19 turnovers.
LCCC now sits at 11-7 on the season and 2-1 in Region IX North play.
Haylie Anderson (Clearfield, Utah) led the Golden Eagles with 20 points shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line and going 6-of-19 from the field. Ja'Kia Wells (Mesquite, Texas) had 18 points and completed the double-double with 10 rebounds. Courtney Walker (Las Vegas, Nevada) had four steals and dished out four assists. Two other Golden Eagles were in double figures scoring as Aerial Stephenson (Garland, Texas) had 16 points and Karli O'Brien (Rapid City, South Dakota) added 14 points.
Up next, the Golden Eagles will host Sheridan College Sat. Jan. 19, at 2 p.m.