March 17, 2018
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UM-Fort Kent Women's college basketball 76 at UM-Machias 68

By Pete Warner, BDN Staff

Machias, Maine—The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s basketball team won a road, instate rival game at University of Maine Machias on Thursday evening 76-68.

UMFK jumped out to a 26-12 first quarter lead thanks to 66% shooting and 10 points by USCAA leading scorer Savana Jankowski. However the second quarter was the complete opposite as UMFK shot 3-13 and Alice Brooks for Machias caught fire and finished with four first half three pointers. The Bengals led by just two points (34-32) at the half.

The second half was back and forth with the lead changing six times in the third quarter. Two Kailee Dowler free throws and a baseline jumper from Tate Dolley gave UMFK the lead for good.

The Bengals would force 16 Machias turnovers and out score the Clippers from the free throw line 24-11. UMFK shot 24-27 from the line.

Jankowski led the Bengals with 28 points. The freshman Dowler had 22 and hometown hero Tate Dolley had 10 points and seven rebounds.

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