The 3 Pitt-Greensburg women’s basketball team’s title run came up a little short on Saturday after falling to the 1 seeded Redhawks of La Roche College, 73-55 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference tournament finals.
The Bobcats close the season with an 18-10 record as La Roche improves to 22-5 and earns the conference’s automatic bid to the Division III NCAA Tournament.
After trading baskets and the lead on four occasion in the opening minutes of Saturday’s finals, Pitt-Greensburg would post the games first run. Trailing 6-5 at the 16:58 mark, the Bobcats would outscore the Redhawks 17-6 to build a 22-12 advantage with 8:54 remaining in the half. La Roche would cut into the lead over the next eight minutes and regain it, 29-28 with :50 left. The Redhawks would add one more basket before the half and take a 31-28 lead into the break.
Pitt-Greensburg posted a solid…
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