The Lady Chokers earned their first win of the young season Tuesday night versus the Portland Panthers. The Chokers were up 10 points in the second half but the Panthers made a late charge to put the game in question for the Chokers. Bianca Russell was fouled after securing a very important rebound with 5 seconds remaining. Up only one, Bianca iced the game at the line hitting both free-throws to give the Chokers a 3 point victory.
Marlee Chovich scored a career high, to this point, with 24 points in the contest. The Choker Athletics Department couldn’t be happier for Marlee. This is the first time in her 2 years of college basketball where she had the opportunity to play in her home town in front of family. What a performance in front of the family!
On a final note, Emily Cox had her third straight game in double digits. Emily has been selected as the Choker Athlete of the Week for these performances. In the past three contests Emily has averaged 16.7 points per game.