Both Lewis-Clark State basketball teams picked up Frontier Conference wins Thursday night at home against Montana Western at the Activity Center.
Kiara Burlage logged her 5th career double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds as the 25th ranked Warriors knocked of the defending national champion and 22nd ranked Bulldogs 61-40. Jamie Nielson added 12 points as the women improve to 12-5 overall and 4-3 in league.
In the men’s game, Damek Mitchell scored 19 points to go along with 8 rebounds and 8 assists in leading LC to an 86-61 victory. Clarkston’s Jake Albright had a career-high 18 points and added two blocked shots for the Warriors who improve to 18-1 overall and 6-1 in the Frontier.
Up next, the LC teams host Rocky Mountain College Saturday afternoon. The women’s game tips-off at 2pm with the men to follow and live coverage on AM 950 KOZE and online at koze.com. (KOZE Sports)