Stohr leads Warriors to 66-56 win over Carroll
HELENA, Mont. – Jasmine Stohr scored 20 points to help push the Lewis-Clark State College women’s basketball team to a 66-56 win over Carroll College on Thursday night. The Warriors forced Carroll into 25 turnovers.
The win improves the Warriors to 24-4 overall and keeps them in contention for the Frontier Conference regular season title. The Warriors are now at 10-2 in the conference with two games to go. The Warriors will play Rocky Mountain College on Saturday (tipoff at 5 p.m.), and then face league-leading Westminster College on Feb. 27. If the Warriors win both games they will claim their fourth regular season title in the last five seasons.
A 43.5 percent mark from the field in the game helped LCSC, which is currently ranked No. 12 in the NAIA, lead 30-24 at halftime and maintain the lead in the second. Carroll shot only 37.2 percent in the game, but was benefited by a 5-of-9 performance from the outside.
The loss snaps Carroll’s five-game winning streak and brings them to 15-11 overall and 6-5 in conference play. Carroll’s last two losses have both been against LCSC.
Nikki DePeel and Kenna Reiter also gave the Warriors a scoring boost on Thursday night. DePeel used a 10-of-12 night at the foul line to pick up 14 points, and Reiter finished with 12 points and five steals. DePeel also had five assists.
Stohr was 5-of-5 at the foul line, and also collected three assists and two blocks.
Foul trouble early on for the Warriors’ post players helped Carroll to an advantage on the boards. The Saints outrebounded LCSC 32-24.
Carroll was led by 14 points from Alysha Green and 10 points and seven rebounds from Cassie Scheffelmaier.
Good free throw shooting helped clinch the game for the Warriors. They finished 25-of-31 (80.6 percent) at the foul line. Carroll went 19-of-31 (61.3 percent) at the line.