Converse was 40.4% (23-of 57) from the field while West Virginia State was 41.6% (37-of 89) from the field. West Virginia State only out shot Converse by 1.2% but Converse fell to West Virginia State 93 to 67. Converse however was more successful from behind the arc shooting 36.4% (8-of 22), while West Virginia State was 26.7% (4-of 15). West Virginia grabbed three more rebounds than Converse leading the way with 49 while Converse had 46. Lauren Mueller playing in her first game with the All-Stars grabbed seven rebounds to lead the All-Stars. Melissa Ballard led both teams with 25 points. She shot 63% from behind the arc, 64% from the field, and was 100% from the free throw line. Lillian Frazier led the way with 6 assists.
“Despite a 26 point loss this was the first game of the season that I felt like we actually played as a team. Our communication on the court improved and the team seemed to all be on the same page,” quotes head coach Beth Coil.
The All-Stars will play West Virginia Tech on Saturday, November 22 at 2:00PM.