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Strong Start Propels Lady Bengals
November 28, 2017 • Delhi, New York

Delhi, New York—The University of Maine at Fort Kent men’s and women’s basketball teams both defeated SUNY Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. The men won on a last second layup by Larry Wickett, 75-74 and the women won 62-54.

In the women’s game, the Bengals jumped all over SUNY Delhi from the start and built an early first quarter lead of 22-12. The ball movement and drives by UMFK was too much for Delhi to handle In the end.

UMFK would lead by 10 at the half but an 11-2 run to start the third period by the hosts would cut the lead to Just one for UMFK, 37-36. But that would be as close as they would get, as UMFK answered with their own 12-3 run to end the third quarter. Another strong quarter where the Bengals scored 22 points was enough to close out the game as they would never relinquish the lead in the fourth.

UMFK was led by Savana Jankowski who had 20 and Tate Dolley who scored 17. Both players also grabbed seven rebounds. The team shot 18-22 from the foul line.