By Spencer Mathis
Assistant Sports Information Director
The Mountain Lions traveled to Pembroke on Saturday (Dec. 16) to face the Braves, ultimately falling short in a game that included four lead changes for each team.
Young Harris fell to 3-8 on the season, while UNC Pembroke improved to 8-3 overall. The Mountain Lions have a break until their next game against Truett McConnel on Friday (Dec. 29) afternoon at the Harp Recreation and Commencement Center.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
JaMari Frederick scored twenty points, grabbed three rebounds, and dished out three assists.
Zaria Clark put up twenty points for the Braves and grabbed six boards.
Crystal Corley led the Mountain Lions with seven rebounds in just 13 minutes of action.
The Braves outshot the Mountain Lions 50.9% (27-53) to 42.1% (24-57) from the field.
Young Harris drastically improved on free throw shooting from the previous game to this game, shooting 76.5% from behind the charity stripe.
UNC Pembroke scored 26 points off turnovers, while YHC scored 18 points off turnovers.