Lady Rangers lose conference-opener to San Jac, 68-52

HOUSTON, TX -- The San Jacinto Lady Gators had three players in double figures to help hand the Kilgore College Lady Rangers their first loss of the season, 68-52.

The game was also KC's conference opener.  KC didn't help itself with 27 turnovers in the game.

Lady Gator Eryka Sidney led all scorers with 17 points.  KC's leading scorer was Richelle Velez with 15 points.  Velez was 5-of-15 from behind the three point line and grabbed 5 rebounds.

Lyrik Williams was the only other player in double figures for KC with 10 points.  Mariana Witt started off strong, scoring the first six points of the game for KC, ending up with 8 points and 4 rebounds.

KC's Danielle Meador was strong on the boards for the Rangers grabbing 10 rebounds.

With the loss, KC drops to 5-1 on the season and 0-1 in Region 14 play.

The Lady Rangers will travel to Allen Nov. 25-26 to play in the Collin Classic.