Thomas Rally Beats Mariners

Thomas Rally Beats Mariners

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Maine Maritime built a 15-point halftime lead before Thomas erased en route to a 58-53 win in a North Atlantic Conference women's basketball game Thursday. The Mariners dropped to 6-8 overall, 4-5 NAC while the Terriers improved to 4-10, 3-6.

Mary Badeen led Maine Maritime with 15 points, Bekah Campbell netted 11 and Courtney Dufour and Hannah Lyons added eight points each. Leah Jackson grabbed a team-best eight rebounds.

Megan Pelletier scored a game-high 16 points and pulled down10 rebounds for Thomas and Katie McAllister added 14 points..

Maine Maritime led by as many as 16 points after a jumper by Lyons at 3:21. The Mariners shot a combined 48% from the floor (12-25), while Thomas went 9-27 (33.3%). Badeen had a game-leading 10 points in the opening stanza for MMA, going 3-5 from the floor and 2-3 from downtown. Pelletier had a team-high six points and six rebounds for Thomas.

The Terriers used a 9-0 run early in the second half to close the gap at seven. A layup by McAllister with 3:18 left in the game gave Thomas its first lead of the contest. The Terriers iced the game by going 4 for 4 from the line.

Maine Maritime returns to the court Saturday hosting Maine-Farmington at 3 p.m.

 

THOMAS 58, MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY 53

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY (6-8)

Mary Badeen 5-12 2-2 15; Rebekah Campbell 2-6 7-13 11; Courtney DuFour 3-10 0-0 8; Hanna Lyons 4-5 0-0 8; Devyn Curless-Clark 2-4 0-0 4; Casey Everest 1-5 0-1 3; Kari Jones 1-5 0-0 2; Jillian Perron 1-1 0-0 2; Leah Jackson 0-1 0-0 0; Mackenzie Vosburgh 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-49 9-16 53.

THOMAS (4-10)

Megan Pelletier 5-18 6-8 16; Katie McAllister 6-11 3-5 15; Emilee Reynolds 5-11 5-6 15; Ashleigh Gagne 2-8 0-0 5; Jasmine Bishop 2-2 0-0 4; Kate Thibodeau 1-3 0-0 2; Janelle Ciomei 0-1 1-4 1; Kirby McPhail 0-1 0-0 0; Elizabeth Goodall 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-55 15-23 58.

Maine Maritime Academy........   35   18  -   53

Thomas........................   20   38  -   58

3-point goals--Maine Maritime Academy 6-19 (Mary Badeen 3-7; Courtney DuFour 2-7; Casey Everest 1-2; Kari Jones 0-3), Thomas 1-13 (Ashleigh Gagne 1-4; Emilee Reynolds 0-2; Kate Thibodeau 0-2; Janelle Ciomei 0-1; Kirby McPhail 0-1; Megan Pelletier 0-3). Fouled out--Maine Maritime Academy-Hanna Lyons, Thomas-None. Rebounds--Maine Maritime Academy 31 (Rebekah Campbell 8; Leah Jackson 8), Thomas 40 (Megan Pelletier 10). Assists--Maine Maritime Academy 12 (Mary Badeen 4), Thomas 13 (Megan Pelletier 5). Total fouls--Maine Maritime Academy 19, Thomas 17. Technical fouls--Maine Maritime Academy-None, Thomas-None. A-314