Guerrette Leads Eagles In Comeback Win
They struggled to make shots and struggled to stop shots, and for the first time this season the Husson basketball team lost a conference game. Lyndon State came into the game with just four wins on the season but lead from start to finish earning the 101-85 win over the Eagles. Junior guard David Johnson led the Hornets with 32 points including an impressive 20 for 20 at the free throw line.
Trevon Butler was the top scorer for Husson with 27 points. The Eagles could not find the shooting touch and shot just 39 percent for the game. The loss drops their record to 13-3 overall and 9-1 in the North Atlantic conference.
The Husson women earned their 10th win of the season but it was not easy as they had to comeback from a nine point first half deficit before cruising to an 84-62 win over Lyndon State. The Eagles closed the gap to three points at the break thanks to a couple of three pointers from Kylie Richards in the final minute. That seemed to jump start the Husson offense which outscored the Hornets 48-29 in the second half.
Chandler Guerrette scored a game high 19 points to along with 4 assists and 5 steals. Katy Brochu pumped in 18 points and Vicki McIntyre finished with 14.
Husson is now 8-2 in the conference keeping them in the second place spot in the standings.