UH women fall short at SDSU

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For the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive game, the Univer­sity of Hawaii women’s bas­ket­ball team found it­self on the wrong side of a one-point game, fall­ing to San Diego State 58-57 on Fri­day in San Diego.

Thanks to 12 points from Leah Salanoa in the fourth quar­ter, in­clud­ing two clutch free throws, the Rain­bow Wahine (0-2) took a 57-56 lead over the Aztecs (1-0) with 1 minute, 26 sec­onds re­main­ing.

The Aztecs took the lead for good af­ter Tea Adams hit a jumper with 8 sec­onds re­main­ing. Dur­ing UH’s fi­nal pos­ses­sion, Court­ney Mid­dap had her layup at­tempt hit the back­board and the front of the rim be­fore bounc­ing out.

Salanoa fin­ished with 15 points, while Makenna Wood­folk had 16 points. Julissa Tago scored 13 for UH, which opened the sea­son with a 6564 loss to Pep­per­dine.

Adams led the Aztecs with 15 points.

The Rain­bow Wahine next play at San Diego on Sun­day.

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