Roadrunner Women Hold Off Mt. Hood

Kathleen Hale tallied a double-double with 11 points, and 17 rebounds, and the Roadrunners held off Mt. Hood for their third straight win. 

The Linn-Benton Women’s Basketball team defeated Mt. Hood Community College 42-40 on Saturday, Feb. 4. 

The Roadrunners started the game off hot, outscoring the Saints 19-9 in the first quarter. The Roadrunners offense didn’t replicate the same success for the rest of the game, shooting 25% overall. 

The Roadrunners’ Sabrina Albee scored the game-winning basket with 1:13 left, hitting a 15-foot jump shot, giving the Beaks a narrow 2-point lead.

Next up, the Roadrunners travel to Roseburg to take on Umpqua Community College on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. The Roadrunners upset the then No. 4-ranked Riverhawks 68-56 in their first meeting on Jan. 11. 

To watch a KBVR-TV post-game interview with Roadrunner Muriel Jones-Hoisington, click here.

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