The Darton College Lady Cavaliers fell on the road against Atlanta Metro on Friday night 50-49. The loss drops the Lady Cavs to a 9-7 overall record and they begin the conference season 0-1.
DC was led by Dominique Gilbert’s third consecutive double-double, posting 11 points and 15 rebounds. Shaylia Jester and Brittany Thornton both added 10 points. Marah Wright collected 10 rebounds on the contest.
The rebounding edge was in favor of Darton as they grabbed 60 to Atlanta Metro’s 53. DC was ice cold on the night only connecting on 21 percent of their shots.
“We just came out a little flat,” said head coach Laura Blackwell. “It is conference time and every team steps it up a notch. We have to be ready to do play extremely hard every game.”
The Lady Cavaliers will host Middle Georgia on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 5:30 pm in the Cavalier Arena.