Gators Edge Dolphin Women on Opening Night

University of Washington men's soccer team plays Seattle University in the second round of the NCAA tournamentBy: Drew Raher

AUBURN, Wa. – The Shoreline Community College women’s basketball team could not overcome a double-digit halftime deficit against Green River Community College in Wednesday night’s 73-69 loss. The Dolphins (0-1) struggled all night finding their range as they finished shooting 28% from the floor. Green River had their own troubles shooting, 34%, but found enough baskets at the end of the game to grab the victory. While both teams had trouble finding their rhythm offensively, Green River converted 38 points off Shoreline turnovers throughout the night, which ended up being the difference in the game.

Shoreline would not go away lightly though as they continued to battle Green River in the second half, shooting 36% form the floor to the Gators 24%. the Dolphins were led by first year Breyana Dutro (Kalihi, HI) who dropped  droppe din a team high of 17 points in only 15 minutes of playing time. She added 5 boards and a couple assists. Dutro’s ability to score in the open court and attack opposing defenses off the dribble provides the Dolphins with instant offense off the bench. Magen Lloyd (Fr, Salt Lake City, UT) also chipped in with 10 points on 3 of 6 shooting.

The Dolphins wound up winning the battle on the glass, finishing 8 boards ahead of Green River. Justice Perry (Fr, Skyway, WA) and Jordan Mahowald (Nine Mile Falls, WA) brought down a team- high of 10 rebounds a piece.

Green River’s Gina Mitchell (Fr, Couer d’Alene, ID) and Puja Taya (So, Kent, WA) finished with 19 and 17 points respectively.

Shoreline Community College (0-1) will make their home debut against Portland Community college this upcoming Saturday, November 23rd. Stay tuned in the Shoreline Athletic News  for complete coverage of all Dolphins action taking place around the region as the pre-season continues for both the men and women’s teams.

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