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Roadrunners Fall to #1 Umpqua

Lowe drives
Amyr Lowe

ALBANY, Ore. — Amyr Lowe and Marri-Anna Martinez each scored 12 points for Linn-Benton Community College, but Umpqua slipped past the Roadrunners 56-43 in NWAC South Region women's basketball action Wednesday night.

LBCC fell to 11-5 overall and 0-3 in the NWAC South. Umpqua, currently on top of the NWAC rankings, improved to 17-0, 4-0.

Megan Wagner added nine points and four rebounds for the Roadrunners. Elizabeth Chavez scored four points and had eight assists on the night.

A slow second quarter for the Roadrunners allowed Umpqua to open up a 25-17 halftime lead.

LBCC next hosts Portland Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

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