Lady Jaguars lose first game

Francis Marion women 81, Augusta State 76

In Florence, S.C., the Augusta State women's basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, fallilng to Francis Marion 81-76 in overtime on Wednesday night.

Augusta State’s Jemimah Ashby hit two free throws with one second left in regulation to force overtime.

The Patriots then outscored the Jaguars 8-3 in the extra period.

Augusta State, which is still off to its best start in school history, is 8-1 overall, 2-1 in the Peach Belt Conference.  Francis Marion improved to 6-3 overall, 1-2 Peach Belt Conference.

Ashby matched her career-high with 26 points on 10 of 12 shooting from the field.

 
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