Red Hot Shooting Leads Bears Past Fisher

Jill Bray
Jill Bray

LYNN, Mass. – Seniors Jill Bray and Gillian Gerton had a team-high 17 points each leading Coast Guard to a 94-62 win over Fisher in a non-conference game.

The Bears connected on a season-high 15 trifectas, making 15 of 30 from behind the arc and shooting a season-high 48.5 percent from the field (33-68).

Bray connected on 5 of 9 from behind the arc to finish with a career-high scoring while Gerton came off the bench to hit 6 of 9 from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and lead the way with  game and season-high 11 rebounds, seven assists and four steals. It was the first double-double of the year for Gerton and the 18th of her career.

Junior Micaela Martinelli added 15 points with a trio of 3-pointers and seven rebounds while sophomore Johanna Moolenaar finished with a season-high 11 points in the win. Sophomore Zoe Riis-Fallica added six assists for the Bears.

The Bears even their record at 3-3 on the season while Fisher drops to 5-5 overall.

Coast Guard had an 8-7 lead before going on a 10-2 to open up an 18-9 lead with 3:36 left in the first quarter.

The Bears would make 6 of 12 from downtown in the opening quarter as Coast Guard led 32-16 after the first quarter and extended the lead to 52-31 at halftime and they never looked back.

Coast Guard is back in action on Wednesday night at Smith in a NEWMAC game tipping at 7:00.