Solano falls hard to Chabot in Showdown semifinals

Laura Lawson recorded her fifth double double of the season against Chabot.

Laura Lawson recorded her fifth double double of the season against Chabot.

Solano fell in the semifinals 92-76 Saturday night to Chabot, despite leading at halftime and making a valiant effort in the first five minutes of the second half to maintain the lead.
Five players scored in double figures for the Falcons, who shot 38 percent from the 3-point line.
Laura Lawson recorded her fifth double double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Nae Rankins continued her strong play in the Showdown with 17 points, 8 rebounds and three assists.
Jenessa Boling had 15 points, all on 3-pointers, while Nikki Andaya added 14 points and 4 assists and Audrie Jones scored 13 points and had five rebounds.
Jones gave the Falcons their first lead of the game, 42-41, on a 3-pointer from the far corner as the halftime buzzer sounded.
Solano was able to sustain the momentum for several minutes into the second half before Chabot’s athleticism and a solid shooting night from the Gladiators proved to be too much.
The loss was the first defeat at home for Solano since Jan. 30, 2013, a stretch of 14 games.

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Next: Solano vs. Sacramento City, 1 p.m., third place game, Solano Showdown.

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