Women's Basketball: #6 Cecil Edges #3 Montgomery in Offensive Thriller

Photo by Elijah Jacobs

Recap by Ryan Krimm
Photo by Elijah Jacobs 

Maryland JUCO Conference Women's Basketball Tournament

Score: Cecil 100 Montgomery 91
Records: Cecil (17-6, 8-5 Maryland JUCO) Montgomery (20-5, 10-2 Maryland JUCO)
Location: Chesapeake College (Wye Mills, Md.)
Box Score: Click Here 

How it happened

  • Seahawks erased a 12-point deficit early in the second quarter with a 51-20 stretch lasting mid-way through the third quarter
  • Seahawks followed an 11-4 run to end the first half with a 13-0 run to start the second half
  • Raptors' Sheri Addison scored 20 points in the first half
  • Seahawks' Nia Trusty answered with 20 points of her own in the second half
  • Raptors' full court press initially halted the Seahawks offense
  • Seahawks' defense had key stops in the second half
  • The game was extremely fast paced with both teams trading baskets throughout the entire game
  • Swings of momentum by each team filled with streaky shooting and key defensive plays by both sides
  • The heavily physical game featured many players in foul trouble for both sides, with free throw shooting being a key factor

Leading Scorers
Montgomery: Sherei Addison (27)
Cecil: Nia Trusty (29)

Quotes and Notes

  • "It was our defense, which was very solid, along with our bench play, that really helped us in the second half," Seahawks head coach Mike Hollandsworth said.

Up Next

Baltimore City | Saturday, Feb. 18 | 12:00 p.m. | Chesapeake College