TACOMA, Washington – Elizabeth Prewitt scored a game-high 20 points, but the Puget Sound women's basketball team lost to No. 21/24 George Fox, 81-71, Saturday evening in Memorial Fieldhouse.
The Loggers (10-11, 5-7 NWC) kept pace with the Bruins (17-3, 10-1 NWC) through the first 20 minutes of the game as George Fox held a 37-36 edge at halftime. However, it looked as though the Bruins would run away with the game when they claimed a 13-point lead, 62-49, entering the fourth quarter.
Puget Sound would not back down, and Cassidy Daugherty's 3-pointers brought the Loggers to within 65-53 two minutes into the fourth. RaeAnn Allen's layup with 5:29 on the clock cut the deficit to single digits, 67-58. Allen hit another layup to bring the Loggers to within seven points, 71-64, but that's as close as the Loggers would get.
The Loggers are back home to take on Linfield, Friday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m.