SPARTANBURG -Trinity Johnsonscored a season-high 21 points, but nonetheless the Presbyterian College women's basketball team fell to Wofford 67-60 on Tuesday night at the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.
The Terriers had four players finish in double digits with Chloe Wanink scoring 19 points and Jamari McDavid recording a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Both teams started hot from a distance, combining for 14 made threes in a first half that saw four lead changes and three ties. Johnson and Tess Santoseach sank three 3-pointers in the first quarter as the duo combined to score 20 points and gave PC a one-point lead, 20-19.
In the second quarter, the Terriers took a 24-20 lead after a layup from Alexis Tomlin and three from Wanink with 8:58 to go. Presbyterian (3-3) responded with a 9-0 run, capped by a three from Riley Hemmat 6:03, to take a 29-24 lead. After trading baskets, the Blue Hose led 36-29 at halftime.
Wofford opened the third quarter on a 14-2 run to take a 43-38 lead after a layup from McDavid at 5:12. Johnson and Jade Comptonsparked a 9-5 run for PC to end the quarter as the Blue Hose fought back to trail by one, 48-47, with 10 minutes to play.
PC regained the lead, 52-51, on a layup from Tionna Carterat 5:34. However, Wofford (3-4) replied with an 11-2 run and baskets from McDavid, Hatton and Da'Ja Green to hold a 63-55 lead with 1:48 remaining and force fouls from PC.
PC’s Kacie Halltied her collegiate best with six assists, all of which came in the first half.
Presbyterian travels to Illinois on Saturday, November 30, for an 8 p.m. game.