WVWC Mens Basketball
Luka Petrovic (file photo)

Cats, Lady Cats both fall at Concord

Men: WVWC 58, Concord 70

The Bobcats came into today’s matchup with a 4-5 overall record, while the Mountain Lions entered the game at 8-2.

Both teams shot the ball well in the first half as Concord connected on 53.3 percent (16-for-30) of its shots, while the Bobcats were 14-for-26 (53.8 percent) over the first 20 minutes. After the first half both team would cool down, with Wesleyan shooting 33.3 percent and Concord shooting 36 percent from the floor.

Dusan Vicentic led the ‘Cats with 15 points and Clay Todd added 11. The Bobcats would get out rebounded by the Mountain Lions 36-27. Each team would collect 12 assists; Luka Petrovic led Wesleyan with five assists.

The Bobcats will be back in action Dec. 18 at home to take on Ohio Valley University, with tipoff at 7:30 p.m.

Women: WVWC 51, Concord 78

The Mountain Lions, which entered today’s game at 5-3, came out strong in the first half, putting up 41 points, nearly double the Lady ‘Cats, who tallied just 22.

The Lady ‘Cats were lead in scoring by Brittany Stawovy and Alexa Szelong, with each registering eight points. They were outshot from the floor, 30.9 percent to 55.4 percent, and out-rebounded 42 to 35.

Victoria Jackson led Wesleyan with four steals as the squad collected 12 total.

The Lady ‘Cats will be on break until after the holidays, when they are set to be back in action at Urbana University on Jan. 10.

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