Friday, May 24, 2013
Kennebec Journal Staff
WESTON, Mass. -- The Colby women's basketball team rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat Regis College 57-52 in a non-conference game Friday night.
Diana Manduca led the Mules (5-6) with 19 points. Waterville Senior High School graduate Jen Nale added 11 points.
The Mules trailed 41-31 with 13 minutes, 9 seconds in the game. They went on a 14-0 run to take a 44-41 lead thanks to a pair of 3-pointers by Manduca, five points by Nale and a three-point play by Jayde Bennett.
Claire Ramonas scored 13 points for Regis (5-4).
UMF 78, Johnson State 66: Kenni Norton scored a game-high 27 points and Meghan Smith added 12 off the bench to lead the Beavers in a NAC game in Johnson, Vt.
Lindsay Ranquist scored nine points for UMF (1-9, 1-3 in NAC).
Brittany Robertson scored 21 points and Ashley Jones added 15 to pace Johnson State (2-8, 0-4).
Johnson State 68, UM-Farmington 65: Andy Bousono made four free throws down the stretch as the Badgers held on to beat the Beavers in a Johnson, Vt.
Maranacook Community School graduate Ben Johnson had 13 points and six rebounds for UMF (7-3, 3-2 in the North Atlantic Conference). Andrew Dickey led the Beavers with 18 points, while Garrett Clemmer had 14 and Yusuf Iman 12.
Bousono had 24 to lead Johnson State (4-6, 2-2 in the conference).
Maine 2, Mercyhurst 1: Freshman Ryan Lomberg scored with a little more than six minutes left to snap a 1-1 game at the Civic Center in Portland and lift the Black Bears to their third consecutive victory.
Mercyhurst (8-7-1) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first period before senior Joey Diamond tied it for Maine (5-11-2) later in the period.
The teams will sqaure off at 7 tonight in Orono.
Amherst 10, Colby 1: Geneva Lloyd had tow goals and four assists as the Lord Jeffs beat the Mules in Waterville.
Ashley Salerno added two goals, while Tori Salmon, Kaitlyn McInnis, Erin Martin, Madeline Tank, Megan Doyen and Anne Gillard each had none for Amherst (6-4-0, 4-1-0 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference).
Caroline Chessare had the lone goal for Colby (4-6-0,0-5-0 in the conference).
Also Friday: Messalonskee graduate Mary Badeen had seven points and six rebounds in the Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball teams 51-35 loss to Colby-Sawyer in New London, N.H.