|Thomas College||Johnson State|
JOHNSON, VT. – The Johnson State College women’s basketball team defeated Thomas College 61-43 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Carter Gym.
The Badgers improve to 5-6 on the season and 3-3 in the NAC, while Thomas goes to 5-8, 2-4 NAC.
The Badgers scored first and maintained the lead through the entirety of the quarter. Progressively extending the advantage to 14-7 after one.
The Terriers clawed back in the second cutting down the Johnson lead to three when a buzzer beating three-pointer made the score 25-22 going into the half. The Badgers spread the ball well in the low scoring half, with nine players recording points.
Johnson pulled ahead in the third, going on a 14-2 run to go up 40-28 late in the quarter, and took a 40-32 lead into the fourth. Kasey DeGreenia lead Johnson in the quarter with 10 points and six rebounds.
Thomas pushed back early in the fourth, but the Badgers put them away late and took the 61-43 victory. Sarah Voorhis (Nashua, N.H.) led Johnson in the quarter with six points.
DeGreenia was Johnson’s leading scorer, picking up 14 points and nine rebounds. Voorhis chipped in 12 more while Domonique Carter-Stanley (Norwalk, Conn.) added 10.
Molly Carroll led Thomas off the bench with 12 points and five rebounds. Jordan Turner scored eight, while Sammie Griffin hauled in a team high seven rebounds.