|Southern Maine CC||New Hampshire Technical Institute|
CONCORD, N.H.— The Southern Maine Community College women’s basketball team defeated the Lady Linx of New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) 61-52 in their fourth Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) contest of the season on Thursday.
Senior Jennifer Conrad (Monmouth, Maine) played her way to her third double-double of the season, leading all scorers with 24 points and adding 12 rebounds. Conrad ranks fourth in the conference in points scored having totaled 144 on the season. Co-captain Hannah Heald (Union, Maine) contributed at the post position pouring in 14 to go along with her eight rebounds. Sophomore Alexis Antonacci (Long Island, N.Y.) quarterbacked the offense tallying eight points, four assists, and two steals.
Conrad buried a three-pointer on the SeaWolves’ first possession of the game to give SMCC a lead they would never surrender. The SeaWolves outscored their opponent in the first three quarters to take a 51 to 35 advantage into the fourth quarter.
The Linx brought the game to within six with three minutes remaining, but SMCC finished the game making five of six from the free-throw line to secure the nine-point victory. The SeaWolves shot 84.6 percent from the charity stripe, knocking down 22 of 26 in the game.
The SeaWolves stay perfect sporting a 4-0 record in conference play, and improving to 9-0 overall.