LCSC women roll past Trinity Western again
LEWISTON, Idaho – With a strong effort from Jasmine Stohr and sound defensive play, the Lewis-Clark State College women’s basketball had little trouble working its way to a second straight victory over Trinity Western on Saturday at the Activity Center. The Warriors defeated the Spartans 74-45.
It wasn’t a 50-point win like LCSC’s victory over the Spartans’ on Friday, but the game was still pretty one-sided.
The Warriors outshot Trinity Western 47.4 percent to 28.3 percent, forced 26 turnovers, and outscored the Spartans 17-2 in fast break points. The Warriors also outscored their opponent 32-18 in the paint.
Shooting 3-of-5 from long range, Jasmine Stohr had a game-high 16 points to go with her five rebounds, four assists, and three steals. Stohr also had two blocks to add to the five blocks of Kirsi Voshell to help give the Warriors nine swats on the day.
Besides Stohr, every Warrior scored at least two points but nobody reached double-digits. Lauren Daling had nine points, and Nikki DePeel and Ashley Honeycutt both had eight.
Voshell finished tied with the Spartan’s Lauren Doubroff for the game-high nine rebounds, while Kenna Reiter and DePeel helped the Warriors collect 21 assists with six and five, respectively.
The win lifts LCSC to 14-2 overall, while Trinity Western drops to 3-11.
Thanks to a 19-2 start, the Warriors held a comfortable lead of 36-16 at halftime. In the second half, a Warrior shooting drought helped the Spartans cut the lead to 40-31 with 12:21 left on the clock, but LCSC was boosted by 3-pointers from Stohr and Madison Mendezona in the following minutes to secure the lead.
Similar to their win on Friday, the Warriors were aided by accurate shooting from the outside and finished 8-of-16 from 3-point territory.
The Spartans’ offense was led by 13 points from Tiffany Olsen, and nines from Amanda Knauff.
The Warriors, who won five regular season Frontier Conference championships last decade, now dig in for the conference portion of the season. They will play the University of Great Falls on Thursday, and then Montana State University-Northern on Saturday. Both games will start at 6 p.m. at the LCSC Activity Center.