Vs. Wingate (2/17/03)
The basketball game has been rescheduled due to weather and will be played on March 3, 2003.
Vs. Shaw (2/20/03)
Every shot freshman guard Sophie Hofferberth shot seemed to go in as she led her team with 24 points and a season high of 7 rebounds against the Shaw University Bears. Hofferberth’s shots were not enough to overcome a first half slump from the All-Stars.
Ending the first half down 23-48, the All-Stars played extraordinary coming out after half time. Finally finding team chemistry, Converse began to put points on the board. Shaw tried relentlessly to reach 100, but the All-Stars would not let that happen as they stepped up and made big defensive stops within 2 minutes of play remaining.
Ending the game 68-97, Converse had two other players in double figures with Hofferberth, Melissa Ballard and Lindsey Parker who both added13 points. Converse fell to 2-20 for the season.
Vs. North Greenville (2/22/03)
Sophie Hofferberth again led the All-Stars in their lost to The North Greenville Crusaders, 97-83. Leading the team with 27 points was not enough to overcome North Greenville’s Shea Sims and Earlana Jackson who combined for 60 of the Crusaders total points.
Ending the first half tied at 46, Converse knew someone would have to shut down Sims who was in a zone behind the arc. Hitting 6-of-9 three ptrs. to end the half leadintg her team with 20 pts. Lindsey Parker led the All-Stars being the only player in double figures with 10.
Second half play was all a shooting game. Converse’s Hofferberth scored 18 of her 27, as well as North Greenville’s Jackson who scored 21 of her 28 in the half. Sims hit only two shots from behind the arc ending the night 8-of-14 from behind the 3-point line.
Rebounding was the determining factor for the game. North Greenville out rebounded the All-Stars 47-30, and offensively 22-9. The Crusaders scored 21 points off second chance shots, compared to the All-Stars 13. Jackson ended the game with 16 total rebounds, and seven of those being offensive.
Converse ended with 5 of their 7 players in double figures. Hofferberth led in addition to Parker with 16, Sarah Rowan with 15, Ryan Summerford with 14, and Melissa Ballard with 11. Kristi Faris had a season high of 8 assists in the game. North Greenville was led by Sims with 32 and Jackson with 28.