Fourth Quarter Surge by Lycoming Too Much for Mustangs

Fourth Quarter Surge by Lycoming Too Much for Mustangs

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Host Lycoming outscored Stevenson 18-10 in the fourth quarter to secure a 57-46 MAC Commonwealth women's basketball victory at Lamade Gymnasium Saturday afternoon.

  • Stevenson (10-11, 5-7 MAC Commonwealth) held an early 9-5 lead after two free throws by Kellie Johnson with 3:30 left in the opening period.
  • A 7-2 run by Lycoming (16-6, 10-3) capped by a Becca Painter trifecta gave the hosts a 12-11 advantage with 2:27 on the clock.
  • A basket by Johnson with 1:22 remaining gave the lead back to the Mustangs.
  • The Warriors held a 14-13 lead after 10 minutes thanks to a Kayla Kline basket at the buzzer.

  • Lycoming scored the first 10 points of the second to build a 24-13 advantage with 7:11 left before halftime.
  • Stevenson held the Warriors scoreless for over six minutes and scored 11 straight points to tie the game 24-24 with 1:22 left on a putback by Brandi Hall.
  • Hall's basket 23 seconds before intermission pulled the Mustangs within one, 27-26, at the break.

  • Neither team scored until the 7:02 mark when a putback by Jonyae Curry put Stevenson back on top, 28-27.
  • After the Mustangs fell behind 32-30, a conventional three-point play by Olivia Coleman at the 4:03 mark gave her team a 33-32 lead.
  • Lycoming held a three-point lead, 39-36, entering the final quarter.

  • Lycoming led 41-38 when it rattled off nine straight points to go up 50-38 with 4:51 left.
  • The Warriors held Stevenson without a field goal after a Coleman basket at the nine-minute mark, with the final eight Mustang points coming at the free throw line.

  • Lycoming shot 35.8% overall and was 3-12 behind the arc, while the Mustangs werw 14-59 (23.7%) overall and 2-13 from long range.
  • Stevenson finished 16-21 (76.2%) at the free throw line, while the Warriors went 16-24 (66.7%).
  • The Warriors held a 41-39 rebound advantage, but the Mustangs had a 13-9 offensive rebounding advantage and a 13-6 lead in second chance points.
  • Curry nearly posted a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds, going 8-8 from the free throw line.
  • Coleman totaled 10 points, while Johnson had nine points and six rebounds off the bench.
  • Hall chipped in with eight points, while Denia Campbell recorded seven points and five assists.
  • Stevenson is in a three-way tie with Albright and Arcadia for the fifth and final MAC Commonwealth playoff spot with four games remaining.

  • Stevenson returns home Wednesday night when it hosts Lebanon Valley in a 6 pm MAC Commonwealth contest at Owings Mills Gymnasium.