By Jackie Monarrez |Staff Writer|
The Coyote women’s basketball team suffered a 87-73 loss against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros on Jan. 23.
Coyotes Senior Brianna Harden and Junior Summer Ramsey lead the team in points with 12 points each.
While Coyote Sophomore Loli Gomez lead the team in nine rebounds, a career high for Gomez.
Coyotes struggled throughout the game to keep up with the Toros.
At the end of the first quarter, Toros were in the lead 21-10 and held that lead throughout the game.
In the second quarter the Toros had a 15 point lead with five minutes left in the quarter.
Senior Chelsea Barnes and senior Sophia Bhasin scored eight points to help the Coyotes stay in the game.
The third quarter began with the Toros ahead by 20 points.
Bhasin made a great layup that helped the Coyotes gain two points.
Senior Adriana Brodie followed that layup with her own two pointer.
The third quarter ended with the Toros having a 16 point lead over the Coyotes.
Coyote Alexcia Mack had a game high of seven assists, scoring a total of 11 points.
Mack missed a jump shot but redeemed herself when she stole the ball from the Toros with eight minutes left.
With 25 seconds left in the fourth quarter, senior Bisera Peshrova shot a three-pointer to try and absolve the Coyotes.
The Coyotes could not make a comeback and lost the game.
The Coyotes will return home again on Feb. 6 to play the UC San Diego Tritons at 5:30 p.m.