Central Ga. Tech Women's Streak Alive, Men Snapped | News
Macon, GA- The Lady Cougars took the court against GA Perimeter College in search of their 20th win of the season. CGTC jumped out to an early lead with a 50-32 advantage at the half.
The Lady Cougars came out flat in the second half but had enough to win their 20th game of the season and improve to 20-4 on the season. The final score: Central Georgia Tech 85, Ga. Perimeter 66.
The Lady Cougars were led by #20 Ta'Kierra Gibbs (19 pts / 13 rebs) and Jasmine Grier (18 pts / 11 rebs), Shermika Harris added 14 points and LaKeisha Beasley pulled down 13 rebounds.
Georgia Perimeter forward Ronita Garrett led all scorers with 32 points and 12 rebounds, while sophomore PG Larissa Stafford added 16 points for GPC. The Lady Jaguars fall to 11-11 on the season trying to remain in the playoff hunt. The final, CGTC 85 GPC 66.
The CGTC Lady Cougars learned earlier Wednesday that they were ranked #32 in the nation (NJCAA), also that standout PG Ta "Kierra Gibbs (of Putnam County) was named National Player of the Week.
Gibbs averaged 24 points, 15.5 rebounds, 6.3 assists, and 7.2 steals per game during a stretch of 3 games.
In the nightcap, the men, CGTC Cougars' three-game winning streak was snapped, losing 81-77 to GA Perimeter College.