JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College women's basketball team fell to Colby-Sawyer College 68-43 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Carter Gym.
The Badgers finish the season 3-22 overall and 2-16 in the NAC while the Chargers go to 20-5 (15-3 NAC).
The Badgers battled back from an early 10-4 deficit to tie the game at 12 at the end of the first.
After a Kayla Coombs (West Rutland, Vt.) jumper tied the game at 19 at the 6:46 mark in the second, Colby-Sawyer used a 10-2 run to take a 29-21 lead with a minute and a half left in the half. Mariah Ramos (Lebanon, N.H.) cut the lead back down to six with a jump shot and the Chargers took a 29-23 lead into the break.
Colby-Sawyer separated themselves in the third quarter, doubling up the Badgers 20-10 in the quarter to take a 49-33 lead into the final quarter.
The Chargers kept their distance, outscoring Johnson by five in the fourth to take the 68-43 victory.
Points: Mariah Ramos – 12
Points: Tianna Sugars – 21
Rebounds: Tianna Sugars – 10
Assists: Lexie Hamilton – 5
Field Goal %: Colby-Sawyer 42.9% | Johnson 32.2%
3-Point FG %: Colby-Sawyer 18.8% | Johnson 16.7%
Rebounds: Colby-Sawyer 46 | Johnson 33
Assists: Colby-Sawyer 12 | Johnson 11
Turnovers: Colby-Sawyer 21 | Johnson 22
Points off Turnovers: Colby-Sawyer 29 | Johnson 12
Bench Points: Colby-Sawyer 17 | Johnson 13
Following the game, seniors Sabrina Roberge and Desiree Penrod were honored for their contributions to the Johnson women's basketball program.