COLUMBUS, Ga. – The West No. 4-seed Georgia College (17-10) led its Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Quarterfinal bout with East No. 1-seed Armstrong Atlantic State University (19-7) nearly the entire 40 minutes, picking up an 84-67 victory Saturday.
The Bobcats now advance to the PBC Semifinals to take on the winner of the University of North Georgia and USC Aiken. Head coach Maurice Smith is now 4-0 in PBC Tournament games.
Junior All-PBC Second Team guard Enisha Donley nabbed her first double-double of the season with 25 points and 13 rebounds, hitting 7-of-10 from the line and 9-of-15 from the floor.
Classmate and fellow All-PBC Second Teamer Shanteona Keys joined her in 20-plus scoring at 22 points, knocking down three from long range. Senor Brandi McKinney made the most of her first PBC Tournament game, netting 18 points with seven rebounds and a team-best five assists.
Freshman LaRice Walker added nine points and four assists without a single turnover in some key bench minutes.
The Bobcats held the Pirates to just 38 percent shooting (25-66), well under the team's season average of 42 percent. Georgia College also turned Armstrong over 18 times, while giving it up just 12.
The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, March 8 at 2 p.m. in the PBC Semifinals against either North Georgia or USC Aiken.