January 28, 2014

Mariners Win Sixth Straight; Top Owls

CASTINE, Maine -- Maine Maritime overcame a close first half to knock off Maine-Presque Isle 68-57 in a non-conference women's basketball game Tuesday. The Mariners, who won their sixth-straight improved to 10-6, while the Owls dropped to 12-5.

Bekah Campbell paced Maine Maritime with a team-high 15 points and six rebounds. Ashley Shine chipped in with 12 points for the Mariners, while Leah Jackson grabbed seven boards and Hanna Lyons and Jillian Perron grabbed six rebounds each.

Olivia McNalley led the Owls with a game-high 16 points and Rebecca Campbell added 13 points and nine rebounds.

The first half featured five ties and 10 lead changes, with neither team leading by more than three. The Mariners lead by three after a Campbell free throw gave them a 10-7 advantage with 13:15 left. Shine's trey at 11:11 gave Maine Maritime a 13-10 lead with two minutes later. The Owls used a 5-0 run to lead 15-13 before Alex Winchester's layup evened the game for the third time, 15-15, with 8:36 left in the opener. 

After a Perron free throw tied the game for the fifth time, 24-24, with 1:33 left, the Mariners finished the half with a 5-2 run -- with three by Cheyenne Malloy and two from Jackson, to lead 29-26 at the break.

After Amanda Hotham's free throws evened the game for a sixth and final time, Maine Maritime exploded with a 13-0 run to lead 46-33 with 9:35 left. Shine netted six in the run, Winchester four and Kristi Willey three for the Mariners. Maine Maritime led by as many as 21 after a Mackenzie Vosburgh layup with 4:04 left and as little as 11 after a McNalley trey with six seconds remaining in the game.

The Mariners return to action Friday, 5:30 p.m., hosting Green Mountain.

 

MAINE MARITIME 68, ME.-PRESQUE ISLE 57

ME.-PRESQUE ISLE (12-5)

Olivia McNalley 5-8 4-4 16; Rebecca Campbell 4-7 5-8 13; Darby Toth 3-4 2-2 9; BrigittePratt 3-10 1-1 8; Amanda Hotham 1-10 4-4 6; Jristin Thompson 1-4 0-0 3; Sydney Churchill 0-4 2-2 2; Janel Sewell 0-2 0-0 0; Katie Paternaude 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-49 18-21 57.

MAINE MARITIME (10-6)

Rebekah Campbell 7-9 1-5 15; Ashley Shine 3-10 4-4 12; Kristi Willey 3-5 0-0 9; Cheyenne Malloy 2-9 1-2 6; Alex Winchester 2-3 1-1 6; Jillian Perron 2-6 2-4 6; Kari Jones 1-5 2-2 5; Mackenzie Vosburgh 1-3 3-4 5; Leah Jackson 0-3 2-2 2; Hanna Lyons 1-6 0-4 2; Rachael Redles 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-61 16-28 68.

Me.-Presque Isle.............. 26 31 - 57

Maine Maritime................ 29 39 - 68

3-point goals--Me.-Presgue Isle 5-15 (Olivia McNalley 2-3; BrigittePratt 1-3; Jristin Thompson 1-1; Darby Toth 1-2; Sydney Churchill 0-3; Amanda Hotham 0-3), Maine Maritime 8-24 (Kristi Willey 3-5; Ashley Shine 2-5; Kari Jones 1-3; Cheyenne Malloy 1-6; Alex Winchester 1-2; Rachael Redles 0-2; Mackenzie Vosburgh 0-1). Fouled out--Me.-Presgue Isle-Jristin Thompson, Maine Maritime-None. Rebounds--Me.-Presgue Isle 33 (Rebecca Campbell 9), Maine Maritime 46 (Rebekah Campbell 9). Assists--Me.-Presgue Isle 11 (Darby Toth 5), Maine Maritime 17 (Kari Jones 5; Hanna Lyons 5). Total fouls--Me.-Presgue Isle 21, Maine Maritime 18. Technical fouls--Me.-Presgue Isle-None, Maine Maritime-None. A-68

 

 

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