Warrior hoops teams open season with runaway wins

Both Lewis-Clark State basketball teams picked up season-opening wins over Yellowstone Christian Monday at the Activity Center in Lewiston.

Kiara Burlage

Junior Kiara Burlage put up a career-high 20 points in leading the Warrior women to a 105-42 blowout of the Centurions. Senior Jamie Nielson added 16 points and junior Heidi Sellmann had a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds in her Warrior debut.

LC will travel to Missoula Friday for an exhibition game against NCAA Division I Montana.

Meanwhile, five players scored in double figures as the Warrior men downed the Centurions 94-47.

Senior Josiah Westbrook led the offense with 16 points.

Josiah Westbrook

Defensively, LC allowed just three second-half field goals in the win.

The Warrior men travel to Oregon this weekend for a pair of games against Northwest Christian College and Willamette University.

Both LC teams return home November 8th when they host a pair of tournaments.  (KOZE Sports)

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