JAMESTOWN,N.D. (JimmieAthletics.com) – Bryn Woodside (SR/Albert Lea, MN) and McKayla Orr(SR/Ypsilanti, ND) each scored 15 points as the eighth-ranked Jimmie women’s basketball team entered the fourth quarter with an 18-point lead and held on to defeat NCAA DIII Concordia-Moorhead College 75-64 Tuesday night at Harold Newman Arena.
Allison Jablonsky (SO/Blaine, MN) added 12 points off the bench for Jamestown (9-2), which ran its winning streak to five.
The Jimmies struggled in the first quarter, making just 6 of 22 shots and only 1 of 8 from beyond the arc for 13 points. However, the Cobbers struggles just as bad, as they connected on 2 of 7 shots from the floor but used a 5 of 8 performance at the foul line to stay within three points, 13-10.
UJ led 36-27 at the half despite Concordia-Moorhead shooting 50 percent in the quarter. Jamestown shot 35.3 percent from the field and were helped by a 9 of 10 free-throw effort.
Jamestown outscored the Cobbers 27-18 in the third quarter to lead by 18, 63-45, at the start of the fourth. The Jimmies led by as many as 19 with 8:31 to play, but Concordia-Moorhead used a 12-6 run to get within 13 points with 3:18 to play. Neither team would score for the next 2:29, until Courtney Mosloski (SO/Fairmont, MN)’s bucket made it 75-60 Jamestown.
Jenna Doyle (JR/Princeton, MN) had five rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots, and Marina Nowak (JR/Rogers, MN) also grabbed four rebounds. Woodside, Orr, Mosloski, and Paige Emmel(SR/Bismarck, ND) all recorded two steals.
UJ won the rebounding battle 35-33 and turned 25 Cobber turnovers into 22 points.
Concordia (3-2) was led by Grace Wolhowe with 14 points, seven rebounds, and two assists. Lincoln Haiby and Kirstin Simmons both added 10 points.
Jamestown opens North Star Athletic Association conference play this weekend at Dakota State (S.D.) Friday.
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