Johnson continues streak in Lady Senator setback
Junior’s 22nd straight double-double not enough at Frostburg
FROSTBURG, Md. — Jamiyah Johnson continued her double-double streak, but Davis & Elkins lost a 71-59 MEC decision to Frostburg State on Wednesday night.
The Lady Senators are now 7-20 overall and 6-15 MEC and will conclude the regular season at 2 p.m. Saturday at West Virginia Wesleyan.
Johnson had 16 points and 15 rebounds for her 22nd straight game with a double-double effort.
Sydney Nestor fired in 17 points to lead D&E. Jay Kilpatrick also reached double figures with 10 points.
Amanda Emory had 15 points to reach the 1,000-point milestone for Frostburg State (5-22, 4-17). Victoria Diggs and Ciara Thomas 11 each.
D&E led 20-16 after one quarter but trailed 37-33 at the intermission and 53-46 entering the final quarter.
Fairmont State 71, WVWC 64
FAIRMONT – Sierra Kothchman fired in 23 points as Fairmont State handed West Virginia Wesleyan a 71-64 setback Wednesday night in MEC play.
Kamrin Weimer added 13 points and Rachel Laskody 12 for the Lady Falcons (15-12, 12-9 MEC).
Nicole Gilyard had a game-high 25 point for the Lady Bobcats (3-24, 1-20), followed by Courtney Wilfong with 12 and Cierra Tolbert with 11 points and 16 rebounds for a double-double.
Wesleyan jumped out to a 20-11 lead after the first quarter.
Fairmont State, however, answered with a strong second quarter, outscoring the Lady Bobcats, 22-7, to lead 33-27 at the intermission break.
The Lady Falcons put the game away in the third canto as they used a 22-12 scoring edge to lead by 16, at 55-39, entering the final frame.
Wesleyan will finish the regular season at 2 p.m. Saturday at home against Davis & Elkins for a MEC matchup.