VANCOUVER, Wash. — Linn-Benton Community College overcame a first-quarter deficit to rally past Clark for a 65-57 NWAC women’s basketball win on the road on Saturday.
Madeline Oakden and Kalli Frieze both scored 17 points, combining to shoot 13 for 25 from the field for the Roadrunners.
LB was 12 for 26 from beyond the 3-point line with Frieze (4 for 4) and Oakden (3 for 7) hitting 7 of 11.
The Roadrunners took a 37-34 lead at the half after trailing 23-15 after one quarter.
The defense forced Clark into a 17-for-61 shooting performance. LB gave up just 34 points in the final 30 minutes after allowing 23 the first 10.
LB (10-11, 4-5) hosts Umpqua at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The LBCC men’s team pulled away in the second half for an 86-64 win over Clark.
Adam Harvey led the Roadrunners with 24 points while hitting 6 of 7 3-pointers, and Nicholas Wolff added 21 with a 4-for-6 performance from 3.
As a team, the Roadrunners hit 14 of 20 3s.
Riley Davis added 10 points and seven assists to help LB improve to 12-8 overall and 6-3 in the South Division.
LB will host first-place Umpqua at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.