REMSEN -- A third-quarter comeback wasn't enough to fuel a turnaround for Remsen St. Mary's. The Hawks lost 65-42 to the Unity Christian girls Friday.
Unity (8-2) took the early lead, going into the second quarter 18-10.
RSM (5-5) scored 12 points in the second quarter, but Unity added another 22 to widen the gap. The Knights held a 40-22 lead at halftime.
The Hawks came back after the half with a new fire, scoring 15 points and holding Unity to eight, but the Knights answered back with a 17-point final quarter, only allowing RSM five points to finish the game.
Unity had three girls in double figures. Freshmen Chanda Zomermaand and Anna Kiel scored 15 each, while sophomore Kassidy De Jong scored 13 for the Knights.
RSM senior Anyssa Trejo led the Hawks' scoring with 12 points, while senior Paige Harpenau added eight and sophomore Alexis Bunkers had seven points.
Senior Miranda Staab logged three assists for RSM.
Defensively, seniors Paige Harpenau, Danielle Schroeder and Trejo each had five rebounds for the night. Trejo added five steals and junior Lyndsie Schorg had four.
The Hawks next host Gehlen Catholic School on Tuesday.