SSCC Lady Patriots Women's Basketball ends season.

SSCC Lady Patriots Women's Basketball ends season.

Hillsboro, OH - In the final Southern State Women's Basketball contest of the season, the Lady Patriots women's basketball team fell to Edison State Community College, Tuesday evening, by a margin of 86-62.Edison State was quick to score as they jumped out to a 6-0 lead before freshman guard Staci Dinsmore (North Adams High School) pocketed a layup. Junior guard Natasha Barr (West Union High School) made a jumper before Dinsmore denoted four more points. Barr slashed two from the foul line as sophomore guard Morgan Fittro (Lynchburg-Clay) and sophomore gcneter Sunnie Lehr (Whiteoak High School) polished off the first quarter, Edison ahead 22-8.SSCC would add 16 points in the 2nd quarter. With Dinsmore and Fittro leading in the 2nd quarter. The two teams entered halftime with Edison on top, 40-24.Although the 2nd half was a more competitive half, the Lady Patriots were unable to stop the inside game of Edison St and the Lady Patriots would be on the bad side of a 86-62 defeat.Dinsmroes added 20 points with four rebounds, six steals, and four assists, while Barr contributed 16 points, nine boards and one block with 100% (8-of-8) of her shots falling from the foul line. Fittro put up 12 points, six rebounds, two steals, two assist as Lehr zipped up nine points, nine boards, one block and two assists.Southern State Lady Patriots finishes their 2016-17 season with an overall record of 7-19 and 5 wins in the USCAA.  This marks the most USCAA wins in six years for the Lady Patriots.  The seven wins are the highest total in six years.Currently, Staci Dinsmore leads the USCAA Divison II in points per game with 22 and 3-pt percentage at 41%. The guard is sitting in third for total points with 519,  and  free-throw percentage with 70.0%. Natasha Barr finishes the season shooting 84% from free-throw line, which is 3rd in the USCAA Division II.  Barr was 2nd on the team in scoring at 12 per game while hauling down eight rebounds per game, which lead the team.  "This team had the talent to be more competitive in our games, we played numerous 4 year schools that had juniors and seniors on their teams.  Our lack of sheer numbers and overall practice time never gave this group a chance to reach their potential.  Hopefully, next season we can get into the gym more as a collective group." Head Coach Matt Wells said.Southern State Women's Basketball is still looking for a few more players for next season.  If you are a incoming Freshman or already a student but want to play please contact Head Coach Matt Wells at mwells@sscc.edu