The Providence women’s basketball team upset Lewis-Clark State in the Frontier Conference Tournament Championship game 69-66 Tuesday night at the LC Activity Center.
Junior guard Emily Maldonado scored 17 points and dished out 7 assists and senior forward Bailey Cartwright had a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds in leading the 5th seed Argonauts to the win and an automatic berth into next week’s NAIA Division I Women’s National Basketball Tournament.
Warrior junior guard Jansen Edmiston led all scorers with 21 points in the loss.
LC drops to 21-10 overall and is expected to receive an at-large berth into the national tournament based on their ranking.
Both Warrior teams will find out their seeds and opening round opponents late Wednesday afternoon.
The NAIA National Tournaments run March 18-24 in Billings, Montana and Kansas City, Missouri. (KOZE Sports)