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Lake Land Roundup: Lady Lakers win fifth straight

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Lake Land women's basketball 02/09/19

Lake Land's Jamie Sandschafer takes a shot in the Lakers' win over Rend Lake College on Feb. 9, 2019 at the Lake Land Fieldhouse.


Lake Land women win fifth straight

MATTOON – The Lake Land women’s basketball team keeps rolling.

The No. 15 Lakers won their fifth straight game Saturday over Rend Lake College, 67-49, in a Great Rivers Athletic Conference meeting.

Avery Jackson led Lake Land with 27 points on 10-of-20 shooting, and Katrina Christian added 13. Zyah Burnett grabbed 12 rebounds.

Makayla Abney paced Rend Lake (3-18, 3-10 GRAC) with 15 points. The Warriors scored just 17 second-half points.

Lake Land moved to 20-5 and 10-3 with the win and remains alone in second place in the GRAC. Its next game is at home Wednesday against Shawnee College (4-15, 1-12 GRAC) at 5:30 p.m.

Lake Land men win

MATTOON – The Lake Land men’s team completed the school’s Saturday sweep of Rend Lake College, picking up a 107-86 win. It was the third time in six games the Lakers topped 100 points.

Adam Price led Lake Land with 25 points and went 3-for-5 on 3-pointers. Jani Griffith scored 17 points, and Denis Alibegovic added 15. Seven players scored in double figures. Ty Waller posted team-highs in rebounds (eight), assists (six) and steals (three). The Lakers shot 50.7 percent from the field and made nine 3-pointers.

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Waller, Allante Harper and Scott McGann had 11 points each, while Tromon Weston added 10.

The Lakers assisted on 22 of their 38 field goals and shot 22-for-27 from the free throw line.

Rend Lake stats were not available. The Warriors are now 11-11 and 3-9 in the GRAC.

Lake Land bumped its record to 10-14 and 4-9 in the GRAC. It will host Shawnee College (10-13, 3-10 GRAC) Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


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