Lawson powers Lyndon past Thomas

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Donna Lawson had 26 points, 12 rebounds, four blocked shots and two assists as Lyndon held off Thomas long enough to earn a 64-56 win in North Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Friday at Stannard Gymnasium.

The Hornets (4-5, 2-2) held a double-digit lead in the second half only to see the Terriers (2-6, 1-4) battle back to ties the score at 55-55 with 2:49 left to play. Lawson (Irasburg, Vt.)  responded to the uprising by scoring the next six points to give Lyndon the lead for good.

Chelsea Bagly (Wallingford, Vt.) had 12 points and two steals in the victory and Chelsea Watson (Eliot, Maine) dished out a game-high six assists.

Megan Pelletier collected 14 points, 18 rebounds, two blocked shots and five steals in the loss and Elizabeth Goodall had 18 points, including 15 from beyond the three-point arc. Emilee Reynolds 10 points for the Terriers and Ashleigh Gagne grabbed 10 rebounds.

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