JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College women's basketball team fell to the College of St. Joseph 87-58 in their season opener on Wednesday night in Carter Gym.
The Badgers start their season 0-1 while the Fighting Saints go to 1-1.
St. Joseph started the game on an 8-2 run and built their lead to a 23-11 advantage after the first.
The teams traded basket in the early minutes of the quarter, before the Fighting Saints ended the quarter on a 13-5 to hold a 44-28 lead at the bream
The Fighting Saints held Johnson off and extended their lead to 21 by the end of the third, holding a 63-42 lead heading into the fourth.
St. Joseph put the Badgers away in the fourth, taking the 87-58 lead.
Points: Pellerin – 12
Rebounds: Buck – 18
Assists: Pellerin & Roberge – 3
ST. JOSEPH LEADERS
Points: Goodman-Boddie – 16
Rebounds: Latham – 9
Assists: Goodman-Boddie - 4
Field Goal %: St. Joseph 43.2% | Johnson 35.4%
Rebounds: St. Joseph 46| Johnson 45
Assists: St. Joseph 10 | Johnson 10
Turnovers: St. Joseph 12 | Johnson 28
Points off Turnovers: St. Joseph 27 | Johnson 7
Bench Points: St. Joseph 32 | Johnson 19
The Badgers host Middlebury on Tuesday, November 21st at 5:30 p.m.