On Saturday the Montgomery County Community College Mustangs faced off against the Camden County College Cougars for the second time this week.
The Mustangs came out strong, building a 10-4 lead in the opening minutes of the game. The Cougars worked to recover but found themselves down 10-20 with just 5:35 left in the half.
After a time out, the Cougars adjusted play and were able to close the gap and take a 23-22 lead at half time. That momentum carried into the second half, where the visiting team continued to control the play.
Down 34-26 at the 15:00 mark, the Mustangs slowly ate away at the Cougars' lead. By the half way point, the Mustangs were within five and within the last five minutes the team started a comeback.
With 2:50 left of the clock the Mustangs pulled ahead 44-43 off two good free throws from freshman Ashley Waters. Second later, sophomore Amelia Stockman bolstered her team's lead with a made layup off a center-court steal.
It looked like the Mustangs had the game in the bag when they sunk another two-pointer with just seconds left on the clock. However, the Cougars were able to tie it up and pull ahead off foul shots, ultimately winning 50-48.
McCrewel and Stockman tallied seven rebounds each, while Waters and teammate Danielle Lillo grabbed five apiece.
The Mustangs will play their next game at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 4, 2012 at Atlantic Cape Community College.