Flash win on road

EMMITSBURG, Md. — Saint Francis opened the second half on an 8-0 run and held off a Mount Saint Mary’s fourth-quarter charge in a 79-69 win on Friday night inside Knott Arena.

Saint Francis’ incredible balance continued as Jessica Kovatch led four players in double figures with 22 points. The junior hit four 3-pointers putting her just three away from the overall career mark in the Northeast Conference.

SAINT FRANCIS (20-9, 15-2 NEC): Zezza 6-11 0-0 13, Harrison 7-15 1-2 18, Kroll 7-14 3-3 19, Wynn 2-10 0-0 4, Kovatch 8-17 2-2 22, Swogger 0-2 0-0 0, Morrow 1-4 1-2 3, Falvey 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Thomas 0-4 0-0 0. Totals — 31-78 7-9 79.

MOUNT SAINT MARY’S (9-19, 6-11 NEC): Dickson 4-13 2-2 10, Hummell 7-13 0-0 15, Sullivan 4-11 0-0 10, Settle 4-9 4-10 13, Lawless 6-13 5-6 18, Birkhead 1-3 0-0 3, Rowson 0-1 0-0 0, Lee 0-0 0-0 0. Totals — 26-63 11-18 69.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Saint Francis 22 21 20 16 — 79

Mount St. Mary’s 12 23 12 22 — 69

3-point goals: Saint Francis 10-29 (Zezza 1-3, Harrison 3-6, Kroll 2-5, Wynn 0-3, Kovatch 4-8, Swogger 0-2, Thomas 0-2); Mount St. Mary’s 6-25 (Dickson 0-5, Hummell 1-3, Sullivan 2-9, Settle 1-1, Lawless 1-4, Birkhead 1-3). Assists: Saint Francis 16 (Kroll 4); Mount St. Mary’s 13 (Lawless 7). Rebounds: Saint Francis 41 (Harrison 10); Mount St. Mary’s 43 (Hummell, Settle, 9).

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