Beaks Top Mt. Hood 65-64 in Season Finale

Lowe drives
Amyr Lowe

GRESHAM, Ore. — Amyr Lowe sank a free throw with 0:36 left to lead Linn-Benton Community College past host Mt. Hoood 65-64 in NWAC South Region women's basketball action Saturday afternoon.

Lowe led the Roadrunners (20-9 overall, 9-7 in the NWAC South) with 20 points. Elizabeth Chavez added 18 points and Marri-Anna Martinez had 12 points to go with a team-high eight rebounds. Mt. Hood dropped to 18-10, 10-6.

LBCC went up 62-61 after Chavez made a jump shot with 4:34 remaining, but managed just one field goal the rest of game. Mt. Hood tied the game at 64-64 with 2:44 left. The game remained tied until Lowe's free throw provided the Roadrunners' margin of victory.

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