LCSC loses exhibition heartbreaker to WSU
PULLMAN - The Lewis-Clark State College women's basketball team gave Washington State University all it could handle before falling 64-63 in an exhibition contest at WSU's Bohler Gym on Sunday.
The back-and-forth contest features a number of lead changes before the Cougs were able to pull it out at the end.
Junior Jasmine Stohr had a big game for the Warriors with a game-high 18 points. She also had seven rebounds, a game-high five steals, and four assists.
Teammate Lauren Daling added 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field, including a perfect 3-of-3 at the 3-point line. Kirsi Voshell grabbed a team-high nine boards for the Warriors.
Both teams used pressure defense to force 24 turnovers. WSU, however, managed a 42-32 rebounding advantage.
For the game, the Warriors were 24-of-56 from the field for 42.9 percent, while WSU was 26-of-61 for 42.6 percent. LCSC did make 6-of-11 3-pointers for 54.5 percent, while WSU was 4-of-9 for 42.1 percent.
Free-throw shooting helped the Warrior stay close. LCSC made 9-of-12 attempts for 75 percent, while the Cougars were only 8-of-19 for 42.1 percent, including 4-of-11 (36.4 percent) in the second half.
It was the second straight exhibition loss for LCSC, which also fell to the University of Idaho on Friday night.
The Warriors, 2-0, will resume regular-season play on Friday at 7 p.m. against Holy Names University in Vallejo, Calif., in the Cal Martime Tournament. The Warriors play Cal Maritime Academy in the second round on Saturday at 5 p.m.