WATERTOWN, Wis. – The Lady Crusaders faced stiff competition in a 92-71 loss to a Dominican squad that came in with a 3-1 NAC record.
A layup by junior forward Torey DeLozier (Watertown, Wis.) cut Dominican’s lead to 17-14 after the Stars opened with a 12-2 lead.
Time and again, the Stars responded to Maranatha’s comeback attempts by shooting 61% from beyond the arc.
Dominican’s Katie Budz (Orland Park, Ill.) and Kayla Blom (Circle Pines, Minn.) led a team effort that saw the Stars end the game with 16 three-pointers made.
The Crusaders had three players in double-digit scoring. Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, Ill.) had 18 points, Autumn Peotter (Waupaca, Wis.) notched 15 points while DeLozier finished with 16 points.
Maranatha squares off against Grace Bible College in an away matchup on Saturday, December 17 at 1:00 EST.