Women's Basketball Recap - Feb. 6-12: #6 Loggers Secure NWC Crown Outright

Jamie Lange's 21 points and 16 rebounds led #6 Puget Sound past Whitworth 78-58 and to the NWC outright title Saturday.
Jamie Lange's 21 points and 16 rebounds led #6 Puget Sound past Whitworth 78-58 and to the NWC outright title Saturday.

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SATURDAY, FEB. 11

at Puget Sound 78, Whitworth 58

TACOMA, Wash. – Jamie Lange posted with her third consecutive double-double with 21 points and 16 rebounds as the No. 6/10 Puget Sound Loggers clinched the NWC regular-season title outright with a 78-58 triumph over the Whitworth Pirates in Memorial Fieldhouse on Saturday evening.

Whitman 73, at Pacific Lutheran 43

TACOMA, Wash. - Chelsi Brewer scored 15 points and the No. 15 Whitman Blues, leading wire to wire, held the host Pacific Lutheran Lutes to 28 percent shooting in taking a 73-43 victory Saturday at Olson Auditorium to remain tied for second place in the NWC standings. 

at George Fox 87, Willamette 84

NEWBERG, Ore. – Kaycee Creech scored a career-high 22 points but it took Emily Spencer hitting a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the No. 25 George Fox Bruins over the upset-minded Willamette Bearcats Saturday evening to remain tied for second in the NWC. 

at Lewis & Clark 72, Pacific (Ore.) 59

PORTLAND, Ore. - Sarah Anderson, Ayisat Afolabi and Deja Nicholas took to the Pamplin Sports Center floor for one final time Saturday and scored a combined 35 points as the Lewis & Clark Pioneers defeated the Pacific Boxers 72-59 and moved a step closer to the NWC Tournament.

FRIDAY, FEB. 10

George Fox 76, at Linfield 56

McMINNVILLE, Ore. - Five Bruins scored in double figures, led by Kaycee Creech and Emily Spencer with 14 each, as No. 25 George Fox clinched a spot in the NWC Tournament and moved into a tie for second in the NWC with a 76-56 win over the host Linfield Wildcats Friday. 

at Puget Sound 89, Whitman 82, OT

TACOMA, Wash. – Alexis Noren scored a game-high 21 points and the No. 6 Puget Sound Loggers beat the No. 15 Whitman Blues for the second time in overtime 89-82 Friday at Memorial Fieldhouse, clinching at least a share of the NWC title and running their win streak to 14.

Whitworth 72, at Pacific Lutheran 60

TACOMA, Wash. – With four players scoring in double figures, led by Jessica Thoens’ 21, and a dominating first quarter in which they out-scored Pacific Lutheran 21-6, the Whitworth Pirates won their third game in the last four 72-60 over the host Lutes on Friday night. 

at Willamette 65, Lewis & Clark 56

SALEM, Ore. – Marisa Hamilton came off the bench to post a double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds, off-setting a 25-point, 14-rebound performance by Lewis & Clark’s Ayisat Afolabi, as the Willamette Bearcats took a 65-56 win over the visiting Pioneers Friday at Cone Field House. 

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 7

at Pacific (Ore.) 83, Linfield 58

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Sarah Curl poured in a game-high 26 points while Karli McHone and Nikki Gilbert chipped in with 18 and 17 points respectively as the Pacific Boxers ran away from the visiting Linfield Wildcats 83-58 Tuesday evening at the Stoller Center.