Storm deal blow to Lane playoff hopes

02/11/2018 18:21

SALEM — Zac Schmerber scored 20 points and Jack Frazier added 18 to lead Chemeketa to a 95-79 victory over Lane in an NWAC Southern Region men’s basketball game on Saturday, dealing the Titans playoff hopes a big blow.

Tre’Var Holland scored 19 points and Keiron Goodwin added 18 for the Titans (12-11, 4-7), who are two games behind Linn-Benton for the fourth and final Southern Region bid to the NWAC tournament with five games remaining, including one against each of the top four teams in the region.

Keaton McKay added 15 points for Lane and Kylor Kelley had 12. Tayler Marteliz had nine points and 11 rebounds.

Stepan Zavydovskyy scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Storm (14-8, 5-5), who outrebounded the Titans 53-39 and had 20 more shots from the field.