LCC women stop Yaks to open tournament

03/03/2013 10:24

 KENNEWICK, Wash. — Megan Shields scored 19 points and Kersey Wilcox added 16 to lead Lane to a 71-54 women’s basketball victory over Yakima Valley in the first round of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges tournament at the Toyota Center on Saturday.

Nicole Hannifan had 12 points for the Titans (27-2), who outscored the Yaks 30-10 from the foul line. Shields hit 9 of 13 free throws, and Hannifan made 8 of 9.

Lane advances to the quarterfinals at 2 p.m. today against Centralia, which defeated Peninsula, 59-49, on Saturday.

 

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