It was a battle of Patriot League division leaders on Friday night in Quincy and the Lady Dragons (10-2) had little success unseating the Presidents, as they never recovered from a first-period shooting barrage and dropped a 59-40 decision to the Fisher Division leaders.
Attacking Duxbury’s zone defense with a plethora of three-point bombs (6) in the first quarter, Quincy (11-2) grabbed a 24-11 lead after eight minutes that made a comeback, not out of the question, but highly unlikely.
By halftime the lead had grown to 35-19, as junior center Kiley McDonald was on her way to an impressive night for the hosts with 18 points and 16 rebounds, while holding Duxbury’s Michaela North to 16 points.
McDonald got plenty of offensive help from her teammates, while Devon Tsinzo was the next high scorer for Duxbury with 8 points.
It is a busy week for the Lady Dragons as they hosted New Bedford on Monday night and Pembroke on Tuesday, before traveling to Kingston on Friday night to take on Silver Lake.