Allegany rebounds way past Lady Cats

Jessica Francis

Potomac State’s Jessica Francis shoots against Allegany College Tuesday night in Keyser, W.Va. Robertson led PSC with 12 points, but ACM dominated in rebounding during a 78-52 Trojan victory. Photo Courtesy Raymond Burner. Tons more on the PSC flick page.

KEYSER, W.Va. — Allegany College of Maryland crashed the offensive glass to open the second half, converting on second and third chances to pull away from Potomac State College, 78-52, Tuesday at Lough Gymnasium in women’s junior college basketball action.

Taylor Siggers led the Lady Trojans with 20 points, while Monique Rhodes scored 15. Brittany Taylor added 12 for Allegany, while Briana Bonaparte scored 11.

On the boards, Rhodes led the way with 13 rebounds, while Bonaparte and Siggers both had nine, and Kelly Baker seven.

Allegany held a 38-33 lead at the half before pulling away in the second.

For Potomac State, Brandie Robertson scored 12 points and had five assists and four steals.

Ashley Hines scored 11 points and had five rebounds and four steals, while Alexis Steele and Ali StVan both scored 10 points.

“We were beat on the boards,” said Potomac State head coach Jim Walton. “We kept giving them second and third shots off the glass, especially at the beginning of the second half and that allowed them to pull away.”

Potomac State (7-6) will play Thursday, 5 p.m., at Westmoreland County Community College.