Strong Second Half Leads to LBCC Win over Chemeketa

The Linn-Benton Men’s Basketball team defeated Chemeketa Community College 91–67 on Saturday, Jan 14. 

The Roadrunners improved to 8-9 on the season, and 3-1 in the NWAC South Region. The Storm fell to 5-9 on the season, and 2-2 in the NWAC South Region. 

The Roadrunners went into halftime trailing 37-34, after the Storm’s leading scorer Jaden Stanley exploded for 22 points in the first half. 

In the second half the Roadrunners outscored the Storm 57-30, thanks to a balanced scoring effort; five different Roadrunners ended in double-figure scoring. Roadrunner Ayden Foster finished the game with 21 points, and 9 rebounds. His teammate Kamana Lapina added 10 rebounds and 12 assists.  Tyson Parker finished just short of a triple-double with 16 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists. 

Next up the Roadrunners travel to take on Clackamas Community College on Wednesday, Jan 18. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. at Randall Hall, 19600 Molalla Ave. in Oregon City. 

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