MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Georgia College welcomed Flagler College to the Centennial Center Thursday evening for a basketball doubleheader. The Bobcat women took out the Saints in overtime 59-51, while the Bobcat men dropped a 60-58 heartbreaker.
The GC women brought a six-game win streak into the game, while the Saints had dropped three straight. The Saints would start the game hot, jumping to a 12-0 lead in the opening minutes, but the Bobcats would pull within one at 28-27 heading into the half.
The second half would prove to be just as close, with the teams ending regulation at a 49-49 tie. The Bobcats would pull away in overtime, ending the game with a 59-51 victory. Shanteona Keys (Roswell, Ga.) led the Bobcats with 18 points, including the shot that sent the game into overtime. The Saints were led offensively by Williesha Spencer who scored 17 points in 23 minutes of action. The Bobcat women improve to 5-0 in Peach Belt Conference (PBC) play, 9-3 overall.