JC/Mayville State basketball

Jamestown College hosts Mayville State in a DAC basketball doubleheader at the Civic Center.

The No. 25-ranked Jimmie women are looking for a weekend sweep, while the Comets are still searching for their first conference win.

The JC men will go for a weekend split after rallying from the 15-point second-half deficit before falling two points short last night against Dakota State.

9:27 JC 25, Mayville 7 … Jimmies opened the game on a 12-0 run with four different players scoring. Comets struggling offensively.

5:45 JC 33, Mayville 17 … Heidi Fiechtner (12) and Kellie Schuneman (10) have combined to outscore Mayville so far.

Halftime JC 52, Mayville 27

The Jimmies are shooting 67 percent (20 for 30) from the field. Nine different players have scored, led by Fiechtner with 19 and Schuneman with 15.

Mayville is shooting 28 percent (6 for 21), has turned the ball over 16 times and had three first-half free throw lane violations. Erin Ericson has eight for the Comets.

8:49 JC 73, Mayville 29 … Unofficially, MSU is 1-for-13 from the field, 0-for-2 from the line, has four turnovers and is on the short end of a 21-2 run over the first 11-plus minutes of the half.

FINAL JC 85, Mayville 45

JC shot 52.5 percent (32 for 61) for the game while holding Mayville to 26.5 percent (13 for 49) and forced 27 Comet turnovers.

Heidi Fiechtner finished with 21 and Kellie Schuneman with 20. Mara Paulson added 11.

Erin Ericson led Mayville with 14.

Men’s game

10:42 Mayville 23, JC 16 … Jake Gonzales has hit three three-pointers and has 14 points for the Comets.

HALF JC 33, Mayville 31

A 15-6 JC run erased a seven-point deficit late in the half and gave the Jimmies a two-point lead.

Luke Lorenz and Jacob Kelsey have six points apiece and Ross Florhaug and John Peabody each have five for JC at the break.

Jake Gonzales has 18 at the half for the Comets.

11:00 Mayville 44, JC 43 … Peabody has eight of JC’s 10 points in the half. The teams are trading baskets with four lead changes in the last four minutes.

1:56 Mayville 60, JC 57 … Under two minutes, the Comets have a three-point lead and possession after a Jimmie timeout.

FINAL

Mayville 62, JC 59

Ross Florhaug couldn’t knock down a game-tying three from the corner at the buzzer and the Comets hung on for the win.

Jake Gonzales led Mayville with 24. Drew Bergerson had 12 and Anton Coleman 11.

The Jimmies got 13 points and 12 boards from John Peabody and 10 points from Luke Lorenz.