Weston, Mass. – After trailing by just five points at halftime, the Wentworth women's basketball team fell to a third-quarter surge and solid rebounding by Regis (Mass.) in non-conference action on Monday evening. The Pride earned their fifth straight win with the 69-49 victory.
- Wentworth (4-3)
- Regis (5-4)
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After an evenly matched first quarter, the Pride outscored the visitors 13-9 in the next ten minutes to lead by just five at half. The Leopards used five points from junior Erin Morton (Norway, Maine), who also led with six boards on the glass to trail by just one point after the opening frame. Regis owned a dominant 16-5 advantage on the glass in the second quarter while using seven points from Arie Searcy for a 29-24 lead at halftime.
- A quick 9-4 run built the Pride lead up to ten points 38-28 and again at 40-30, before a final 12-7 run set the hosts apart 52-37.
- Freshman Isabella Perez (Homestead, Fla.) scored eight of her 13 points in the final ten minutes, but it wasn't enough as Regis walked away with their fifth straight win.
- The Pride have won the last six matchups and hold a 36-4 advantage in the all-time series dating back to 1988.
- The Black & Gold have a quick turnaround before a crucial Commonwealth Coast Conference matchup on Wednesday evening at Nichols. The Leopards and the Bison will tip off at 5:30 p.m. in Dudley, Mass.