January 19, 2012

Mountaineers Unable to Tame Pride

Bennington, VT – The Regis Pride remained unbeaten in NECC play as they were able to sweep past the Southern Vermont Mountaineers by a score of 81-48 on Thursday evening.  With the win, Regis improves to 11-3 on the season and 8-0 in the NECC.  Southern Vermont drops to 4-10 on the season and 3-4 in NECC action. 

The Pride were led by Claire Ramonas and Emilee Marro who scored 15 points each.  Southern Vermont trailed Regis 18-12 with 12:15 to go in the first half after a three pointer by the Mountaineer's Joa Clarcius, but Regis would go on a 13-3 run to extend the lead to 16.  The teams would trade baskets until Emilee Marro drilled a three pointer as the clock expired to end the first half, with Regis in front 38-23.  Southern Vermont never recovered and Regis was able to cruise to the 81-48 victory.

Southern Vermont was led by Joa Clarcius who had 16 points behind 6-18 shooting.  Ashliy Veliz netted 15 behind 7-14 shooting.

Regis will be in action next on January 21st for an NECC matchup against Mitchell.  Game time is set for 3:00pm.   Southern Vermont will look to get back on the winning track when they travel to Wheelock on January 21st for an NECC matchup.  Tipoff is for 1:00pm.