SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Weber State women’s basketball continued the grind Saturday afternoon but couldn’t pull out a victory and fell 77-62 to Sacramento State.

The Wildcats are now 4-17 overall on the season and 1-10 in Big Sky play.

WSU was led by Jaiamoni Welch-Coleman who had an impressive 20 points on the night, shooting 50 percent from the field and 5 for 5 from the free throw line. Two other Wildcats scored in double-digits with Emily Drake having 14 and Kayla Watkins with 12.

Weber State shot 38 percent from the field, 18 percent from three and 65 percent from the free throw line. Sacramento State shot 42 percent from the field, 35 percent from three and 69 percent from the free throw line.

WSU started the game keeping pace with Sac. After the first four minutes elapsed, the score was tied at 7-7. WSU missed three straight field goals and the momentum started shifting in favor of Sac. The Hornets went on an 11-3 run after that to give them a 20-15 lead over WSU at the end of the quarter.

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Weber State kept battling throughout the second and third quarters and had small shifts in momentum, but Sac State kept the lead out of the grasp of WSU.

In the fourth quarter, WSU held Sac State to a three-minute scoring drought and gained a little footing in the score deficit with a 10-2 run. However, Sac turned around with a 6-0 run and forced WSU on a two-minute drought. The Hornets came through and pulled out a 77-62 victory.

The Wildcats return to the Dee Events Center on Feb. 7 at noon to take on Southern Utah in the annual Field Trip Day.