Kimbrough helps Lane women clinch second place
Jordan Kimbrough scored 23 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, and Lane clinched the Southern Region’s No. 2 seed to the NWAC women’s basketball tournament with a 78-49 rout of Chemeketa on Saturday afternoon at Lane.
Lane (22-7, 8-4 Southern Region) will face Skagit Valley, the No. 3 seed from the Northern Region, in the first round of the 16-team NWAC tournament at noon Saturday in Kennewick, Wash. It’s the Titans’ 14th consecutive trip to the tournament.
Bre DuBois added 17 points for Lane, and Jacia Jointer had 11 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals. Lane held the Storm to 29 percent shooting in the first half and rolled to a 43-23 halftime lead.
The Titans had 16 steals and forced Chemeketa (5-20, 3-9) into 27 turnovers.
Jessica Roberts and Jessica Sexson led Chemeketa with 11 points apiece.
Titans solidify position with 56-50 victory
COOS BAY — Marikah Wright scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Lane women defeated Southwestern Oregon 56-50 in a Northwest Athletic Conference basketball game Wednesday. Jordan Kimbrough finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for the Titans, who are 21-7 and in second place in the NWAC South Region at 7-4. The Lakers (15-11, 6-5 NWAC) were led by Aminata Cole with 19 points and 12 rebounds.
Kimbrough leads Titans past Portland
Jordan Kimbrough had 19 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks for Lane Community College in a 77-45 rout of visiting Portland in a NWAC women’s basketball game on Saturday.
Maddie Kiplinger also scored 13 for the Titans (20-7, 6-4 Southern Region) and Marikah Wright had 11 points and nine rebounds.
Titans shoot, rebound to beat Saints
GRESHAM — Jordan Kimbrough scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Lane to a 77-52 victory over Mount Hood in an NWAC Southern Region women’s basketball game Saturday night.
The Titans (19-7, 5-4 Southern Region) shot 46 percent from the field and outrebounded the Saints 50-31 in the victory.
Carmen Wright added 14 points and Marikah Wright had nine points and eight rebounds for Lane.
Delanee Martin led Mount Hood (5-19, 1-8) with 17 points.
The Titans are off on Wednesday before playing host to Portland on Saturday.
Late layup leads Umpqua past Lane
Sawyer Kluge’s game-winning layup with 1.9 seconds remaining capped a second-half Umpqua comeback for a 65-63 victory over Lane in a Northwest Athletic Association women’s basketball game Wednesday at LCC.
The NWAC South Region-leading Riverhawks, who trailed by as many as 14 points, shot a meager 20 percent from the field in the first half as Lane built a 29-23 lead at the break. But Umpqua found its touch after halftime, hitting 14 for 29 from the field as it outscored the Titans 42-34 in the second half for its 10th straight victory.
Kluge scored 18 points to lead Umpqua (21-2, 8-0 NWAC South Region), while Ashli Payne finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds.
Jordan Kimbrough paced Lane (18-7, 4-4) with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Maddie Kiplinger added 13 points and Marikah Wright finished with 10 points and seven rebounds for the Titans. Lane also struggled with its shooting all night, and finished the game 32.8 percent from the field.
Clackamas edges Lane women
OREGON CITY — Emma Platner scored 21 points on seven three-pointers and Clackamas held on to defeat Lane 67-66 in a NWAC South Region women’s basketball game on Saturday.
The Titans (18-6, 4-3) went on a 27-13 run late in the second half to tie the score at 66 with about one minute remaining. Toria Bradford, who scored 14 points for the Cougars, made 1-of-2 free throws with 2.2 seconds left to seal the victory.
Jordan Kimbrough led Lane with 14 points and 17 rebounds. Maddie Kiplinger chipped in 12 points and Bre DuBois finished with 11 for the Titans.
Kimbrough leads Lane women to win
Jordan Kimbrough scored 26 points, pulled down six rebounds, blocked six shots and finished with three steals to lead the Lane women to an 81-56 nonleague victory over visiting New Hope on Wednesday.
The Titans trailed 38-34 at halftime, but turned on their man-to-man defense and outscored the Deacons 47-18 in the second half. Lane outrebounded New Hope 42-25, including 26-9 in the second half.
Also scoring in double figures for the Titans were Carmen Wright with 15, Marikah Wright with 14 and Jacia Jointer with 10.
Taya Harbick paced the Deacons with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Raeanne Davis finished with 10 points and three steals.
Lane women overcome halftime deficit in win
SALEM — The Lane Community College women rebounded from a tough loss at home on Wednesday to beat Chemeketa 61-57 on Saturday night in an NWAC women’s basketball game.
Jordan Kimbrough scored 17 points to lead the Titans (17-5, 4-2 South Region), who lost 59-56 at home to SWOCC earlier in the week and then trailed 34-31 at halftime on Saturday.
Marikah Wright added 12 points and Maddie Kiplinger scored 11 for the Titans.
Titans miss target in loss to Lakers
Southwestern Oregon took advantage of poor shooting by Lane to defeat the Titans 59-56 in a Northwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball game on Wednesday.
Four Laker players scored in double figures, led by Yvonne Daniels with 13 points. Aminata Cole also scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for SWOCC.
Lane was led by Jordan Kimbrough with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Carmen Wright added 11 points and 11 rebounds and Maddie Kiplinger finished with 10 points.
The Titans outrebounded the Lakers 50-32, but were hampered by 26.6 percent shooting from the field, including 17.6 percent from the three-point line.
Lane (16-5 overall, 3-2 league) next plays at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chemeketa.