Warrior attack too much for Holy Names to handle
OAKLAND, Calif. – The offense of the Lewis-Clark State College men’s basketball team had its way Saturday night against Holy Names University. The Warriors, led by 21 points from senior Jared Giammona, defeated the Hawks by a final score of 98-86.
The win lifts LCSC to 6-1, while the loss brings Holy Names, an NAIA Division II school, to 3-7.
Giammona made a career-high six 3-pointers in eight attempts to lead a Warrior charge that included six players scoring in double digits. David Johnson had 14 points, five steals, and four assists; Devon Adams, Donte Roberts, and Darin Stewart had 12 points apiece; and Jeray Key had 20 points and five assists.
LCSC, which led by a score of 50-42 at halftime, was outshot 57.9 percent to 50 percent overall, but was benefited by a 36-29 advantage in rebounds, a 9-5 edge in steals, and an 11-of-22 performance from outside the arc.
Adams led the Warriors with eight rebounds, while Roberts and Ray Stout had five apiece.
Holy Names, which committed 23 turnovers to the Warriors’ 16, was led by David Scott who had 19 points and five rebounds. Antoine McKiinzie added 14 points, and Mike McElroy had 11 points, five assists, and three blocks.
After playing on back-to-back days, the Warriors will have a day off on Sunday before heading to Vellejo, Calif., to face Cal Maritime Academy on Monday. Tip-off will be at 7:30 p.m.