December 15, 2013

Maine colleges: St. Joseph’s wins in women’s basketball

From staff reports

STANDISH — Morgan Cahill had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Mackenzie Dufour added 15 points Saturday to lead St. Joseph’s College to a 69-57 victory against Framingham State in a women’s college basketball game.

Cahill and Dufour each scored four points in the last four minutes of the first as St. Joseph’s (6-2) finished the half with a 10-0 run and a 35-26 lead against the Rams (5-5).

Abby Young added 12 points and seven boards for the Monks.

SOUTHERN MAINE 63, SALEM STATE 34: Abby Hasson scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead a balanced offense for the Huskies (6-3) against the Vikings (4-6) at Salem, Mass.

Mariah Callender added 10 points for the Huskies, who went on a 14-3 run over the final eight minutes of the first half to build a 30-18 halftime lead.

Taylor Flood opened the second half with back-to-back 3-pointers for the Huskies that sparked a 22-1 run to put the game out of reach.


SALEM STATE 70, SOUTHERN MAINE 63: Bryan Ortiz scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures for the Vikings (6-4), who built a 16-point halftime lead and held off a late charge by the Huskies (5-5) at Salem, Mass.

Tyler Penney scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds to pace the Huskies. Reserve Darius Bradford added 11 points and four assists.

USM got within five points late.


MAINE 6, UNION 3: Shawna Lesperance scored twice, Abbey Cook had a goal and an assist, and the Black Bears (2-13-5) cruised past the Dutchwomen (6-12) at Schenectady, N.Y.

Maine scored three power-play goals in the first 32 minutes, taking a 4-2 lead and chasing Union goalie Shenae Lundberg.

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