Gulf Coast falls to Delta

Gulf Coast falls to Delta

Mississippi Gulf Coast couldn't close out Mississippi Delta on Thursday night when the Lady Bulldogs lost 83-70 in a neutral-site game in Senatobia.


Shelli Thigpen (So., Wylie, Texas/Wylie) led Gulf Coast with 15 points and also had six rebounds. Mia Goolsby (Fr., Greenville, S.C./Legacy Early College) added 12 points, and Azaria Howard (So., Richland/Richland) had nine points and seven rebounds.


Gulf Coast led 62-53 after three, with Goolsby netting nine of her points in the quarter and Thigpen going 5-of-6 from the free-throw line.


Delta (1-2) exploded for 30 points in the final 10 minutes to storm back.


Gulf Coast returns to action Friday at 1 p.m. when it plays host Northwest.


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