Beaks Top Pierce in Season Opener

Emily Huson
Emily Huson

EUGENE, Ore. - Amyr Lowe scored 18 points and Elizabeth Chavez added 15 points to lead Linn-Benton Community College past Pierce 67-49 at the Lane Titan Classic in NWAC women's basketball action Friday night. 

The season-opening win for the Roadrunners gives them a 1-0 record, while Pierce drops to 0-1. 

The Roadrunners never trailed in the game, jumping out to a 24-8 lead after one quarter. 

Lowe added five steals, five assists and five rebounds. Chavez led the Roadrunners with seven assists. Emily Huson led LBCC with 11 rebounds while Megan Wagner added eight rebounds. 

LBCC's defense forced 19 Pierce turnovers and held them to just 23% shooting from the field. 

The Roadrunners continue at the Titan Classic Saturday at 2:00 p.m. against Blue Mountain.

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