Nazareth made 32 of 68 shots (47.1%) and 27 of 30 free throws (90%).
Fisher wasted no time reclaiming the momentum as the third period got underway as Leah Koonmen (Our Lady of Mercy) buried a shot from distance to spark an 8-2 Fisher run that pushed the Cardinals’ margin to 16 points, 45-29.
Both teams had it going early as the first half featured seven lead changes before the Marlins closed out the opening half with nine of the period’s final 13 points to hold a three-point edge, 31-28, heading into intermission.
Wittig had five points while Patrick Benka, Ryan Algier (Fairport) and Alexander Gamble all chipped in buckets in the run.
Marcell Davis (Buffalo, NY/St. Joseph’s Institute) gave RIT its largest lead of the game on his jumper at the 12:38 mark of the second half, 61-34.
Benedict scored six points and grabbed five rebounds in the opening quarter as the Golden Flyers jumped out to an 18-9 early lead.
Eastern played a high-pressure game at a quick pace. It bottled up Rochester for a good portion of the first half. Having to defend, defend, defend, UR wasn’t able to create its opportunities along the flanks.
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Freshman Chelsea Henry (Greece Athena) and Allison Chiera were the dual threats the Green and Gold needed, collectively putting up 15 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists.
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