KEENE, N.H. -- Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball outscored Newbury College 23-10 in the first quarter to sail to the 81-40 non-conference victory on Friday night at the Keene State College Tip-Off Tournament.
How It Happened: The Mariners held a 40-24 lead at halftime, and never looked back, holding the Nighthawks to single digits in both the third and fourth quarters.
Inside the Numbers: Melinda Ogden (Searsport, Maine) led the Mariners with 15 points, five rebounds and a steal, while Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.), Megan McLean (Eliot. Maine), and Sydney Underhill-Tilton (Richmond, Maine) each chipped in with 10 points. Felix added two rebounds and an assist, McLean added three steals and two rebounds, and Underhill-Tilton contributed four rebounds, two steals and an assist.
Jaymesha Sanders led Newbury with 11 points, nine rebounds, two steals and a block.
The Mariners shot 42.6 percent from the floor, while the Nighthawks shot 24.5 percent. Maine Maritime held a 38-26 advantage in rebounds.
Up Next: The Mariners improve to 1-0 on the season and will take on the Keene State College tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. in the tournament championship game.