• Score: Johns Hopkins – 56 • Marymount - 70
• Records: Johns Hopkins (1-2), Marymount (2-1)
• Location: Baltimore, MD (Goldfarb Gym)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women’s basketball team fell in the championship game of the Mike Durgala Tournament to Marymount by a score of 70-56. Sophia Way and Lillian Scott were named to the all-tournament team.
How it Happened
• Down 22-12 at 7:46, Way drilled two three-pointers to bring the Blue Jays to within four at 22-18.
• The Saints, however, rebuilt their ten-point lead, but a layup by Maggie Spitzer followed by two free throws by Scott got the Marymount lead down to six. Rory Cole made a layup to bring Hopkins to within four once again. Aidan Phillips hit a free throw to put the visitors up five, but Spitzer hit a free throw of her own to bring the Blue Jays back to within four at 31-27. Leah Hurst made a layup with 16 seconds left in the half and Marymount went into the break leading 33-27.
• Way hit another three at 7:06 in the third to get Hopkins to within single digits at 41-32, but Marymount would get its lead up to 15 with 51 seconds remaining in the third. Scholtz nailed a three with 34 seconds remaining, but Hopkins finished the third quarter down 51-39.
• The fourth quarter was all Saints, and Marymount would go on to win the Mike Durgala Tournament Championship by a final score of 70-56.
What it Means
• Tyffani McQueen of Marymount was named the MVP.
• Way and Scott made the all-tournament team for Hopkins while McQueen and Reagan Lohr made the team for the Saints. Mikayla Lee represented Albright on the team.
• Way had 35 points and eight rebounds in two games while Scott had 19 points and scored the game-winning basket at the buzzer in Saturday’s game.
Inside the Box Score
• Way led all scorers with 20 points while Cole led all players with ten rebounds.
• Madison McGrath added eight points and dished out five assists.
• Lohr had 18 points for Marymount while McQueen had 17.
• JHU shot 41.7% from the floor and 70% from the free throw line.
• The Blue Jays will open up Centennial Conference play on Tuesday, November 21 as JHU will head on the road to take on McDaniel at 6 pm.