BROCKTON, Mass. ---- In a game of runs, Springfield Tech outscored Massasoit 21-7 in the fourth quarter to steal a 62-57 victory at the Peter Asiaf Field House on Saturday.
The Warriors dropped to 2-3 with the loss, while Springfield Tech improved to 5-2 on the young season.
Courtney Foley (Holbrook) added 10 points, seven rebounds and five steals in the loss.
STCC received 19 points from Jamie Staples, including a trio of 3-point plays, and 18 points from center Katelyn Paulk.
In the first half, Massasoit raced out to a 15-0 lead capped by a Sienna Johnson banked 3-pointer with just under five minutes left in the first quarter.
STCC answered right back with a 15-0 run of its own, as the score became tied at 15-all with 6:23 left in the second.
From there the game was a back-and-forth affair, featuring four ties as the Warriors held a slight edge, 25-22 at the break.
In a high scoring third quarter, Massasoit took a 50-41 lead into the fourth quarter.
STCC went on a 17-0 run in the fourth over the first 7:03 of the period as the Warriors were held scoreless until a jumper by Sierra Johnson with 2:57 left in the game.
The Warriors would pull within three off a pair of Sierra Johnson free throws, 60-57, but could get no closer as the Rams would eventually run out the clock.
Massasoit hosts Gateway on Tuesday at 5:30 PM.