Women’s Basketball: Keyser’s 29 leads PSC over ACM

KEYSER, W.Va. — Chelsea Keyser drained nine 3-pointers on the road to 29 points and also had a team-high with six assists, allowing Potomac State to pull away from Allegany College of


Potomac State’s Alexis Carr stops and looks to pass during the first half of the Catamounts’ 80-57 victory over the Allegany College. Carr, finished with 11 points and dished out four assists.

Maryland in the second half for an 80-57 win Friday at Dana G. Lough Gymnasium. Keyser scored all her points from the floor and 27 of them from the outside. She had all but one of her team’s 10 3-pointers, and led four other players in double figures. Kirsten Rayner and Elizabeth Mills had 12 points apiece with Mills also grabbing a Catamount-best eight rebounds. Rayner came up with seven rebounds. Alexis Carr and Antwanye’ Parks both had 11 points, with Carr also finishing with four steals.

The Trojans led for most of the first half, though the Cats, (15-2) were able to take a 31-29 lead into halftime. Potomac State converted on more of its chances in the second half to move away.

“We missed some easy buckets in the first half and weren’t really hitting anything in transition,” said Jim Walton, Potomac State’s head coach. “We kept up the pressure on defense in the second half and finally started finishing on the opportunities we created.”

Allegany’s Deja Belt put together a 28-point performance, Caitlin McNemar scored 19 and Courtney Landis added eight.