The Hawks got off to a slow start, falling behind 17-2 after 1rst quarter. They did however fight back in the 2nd quarter and cut the lead 6 by halftime (25-19). They just could not ever get over the hump and eventually fell to the Pioneers.
The story in this game was poor shooting and turnover by the Hawks. The Hawks shot 32% from the field and turned it over 23 times. The combination of these two stats made winning the game an impossibility. Vanessa Wilson had her worst game of the season shooting 1-12 FG, Kenzee Smith was 1-5 FG, and Ajulu Thathu was 2-7 FG. The lone bright spot was the free throw shooting where the Hawks went 14-19 (74%).
The loss moves the Hawks record to 8-4 and they now they head into a meeting against Monrovia who beat them in last years contest.