Feb 18, 2017
Inside the Box Score
- McGaughey led the Blazers with 19 points and two assists, going 5 of 7 from 3-point range.
- Deaja Colden was just shy of a double-double with 18 points, nine assists.
- Dajah Gee followed with 14 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.
- Appleby added 13 points, six rebounds, and four assists.
How it Happened
- McGaughey fired off 11 points six minutes into the game, going 3 for 3 from beyond the arc in the span. Appleby assisted McGaughey on the first and third of the 3-pointers, as the seniors connected to ignite the Blazers.
- Arcadia led Hood in a high-scoring first quarter 26-25.
- The Knights outscored the Blazers in the second quarter 23-11, finishing the first half with a 13-point lead, 49-36.
- Hood came out blazing in the third quarter. Appleby sparked the Blazers with four points on a 9-2 run during the first three minutes. Amanda Hackney added two points at 7:59 in the third. McGaughey made a 3-pointer at 6:18 to finish the run down 51-45.
- Hood tied Arcadia with a layup by Appleby at 1:03 to go in the third quarter.
- The Blazers outscored the Knights 25-14 in the third and finished the quarter down 63-61.
- Hood fought hard in the fourth quarter and outscored Arcadia 15-14, but could not take the lead, tying the score twice.
- Gee made a layup at 6:00, tying the game 71-71. Colden added her own layup at 4:34, setting the game at 73-73.
- Colden made a key jumper with 1:19 in the fourth quarter, bringing the game within one. The Blazers could not come back in the last minute and finished the day down, 77-76.
- Hood shot 54 percent (29 of 53) from the field and 44 percent (8 of 18) from 3-point range.
- Arcadia shot 40 percent (26 of 64) from the floor and 47 percent (9 of 19) beyond the arc.
- Maureen Fiocca led the Knights with a double-double at 20 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.
- Susan Bossler followed with 14 points.
- Sammy Downham added 13 rebounds.
- Olivia Roseman included 12 points, four assists for Arcadia.
- The Blazers finished the season averaging over 60 points per game (60.5) for the first time since the 2005-06 season.