LAUREL – A pair of Lewis and Clark conference teams were in action prior to the start of their conference tournament this weekend.
From LCC Schools in Laurel, the Wakefield-Allen girls and Wakefield boys visited Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Thursday evening.
In the girls contest, Wakefield-Allen took the early 19-12 lead before LCC cut into the deficit with a 12-7 second. The Trojans led 26-24 at half. Wakefield-Allen then took control of the game thanks to a 17-5 third quarter and outscored the Bears 21-17 in the fourth. Final saw Wakefield-Allen win 64-46 marking their third straight victory to improve to 11-6 while LCC fell to 9-8.
After setting a single game scoring record with 39 points earlier in the week, Jordyn Carr poured in 26 points Thursday night. Aishah Valenzuela followed with 13 points as Kassidy Brudigam added 12 points. Other scoring came from Alex Arenas with six points, Rachel Borg added five points and Maddie Mogus fouled out with two points.
The Trojans shot 6-8 from the foul line (4-4 FT in fourth quarter).
LCC had two double figure scores being Delaney Ehlers with 18 points as Kinsey Hall tallied 14 points. Makayla Forsberg added seven points, Erica Wolfgram scored six points and Jordyn Urwiler finished with a point.
LCC finished 6-18 from the foul line (1-10 in third quarter).
During the boys game, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge doubled up Wakefield 24-12 in the first before extending their lead with a 27-10 second. At the break, LCC led 51-22. The Bears then outscored the Trojans 16-11 in the third and 15-3 in the fourth to win 82-36. LCC improves to 13-4 while Wakefield fell to 9-7.
Noah Schutte passes Dillan Wolfgram (1,742) thanks to a 28-point performance to now have 1,756 points. Other double figure scoring came from Ty Erwin with 19 points, Evan Haisch added 13 points and Deagan Puppe scored 10 points off the bench. Wilton Roberts tacked on five points, Austin Hall scored four points and Lucas Rasmussen hit a late three-pointer.
The Bears shot 10-12 from the foul line.
Blake Brown paced Wakefield in scoring with 15 points followed by Gabe Peitz with six points. Justin Erb added five points, Blake Heimann tallied four points as Cade Johnson and Logan Bokemper both scored three points.
Wakefield finished 9-13 from the foul line.
The LCC boys will next host Creighton Friday night while the LCC girls will be off until Saturday playing Winside in Laurel after the Homer vs. Randolph contest at 6 p.m.
The Wakefield-Allen girls will next play Saturday against Osmond at 6 p.m. in Ponca while Wakefield will be back in Laurel Monday taking on Bloomfield at 6 p.m.
Thursday area results:
Lutheran High Northeast 62, Hartington Cedar Catholic 55
Norfolk Catholic 47, Boone Central/Newman Grove 35
Hartington-Newcastle 55, Winside 12
Guardian Angels Central Catholic 59, Mead 29
Crofton 63, Pierce 29
Randolph 36, Plainview 27
North Bend Central 52, Wisner-Pilger 25
Ponca 38, Wynot 37
Hartington-Newcastle 70, Winside 12
Mead 58, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 52
Pierce 55, Crofton 31
Randolph 47, Plainview 39
North Bend Central 52, Wisner-Pilger 42
Ponca 60, Wynot 43
Allen 53, Emerson-Hubbard 27
Friday area schedule:
@ Norfolk: Fremont VS Norfolk
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Creighton VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge
@ Norfolk Catholic: Humphrey St. Francis VS Norfolk Catholic