Starting strong

Starting strong

By Julie Newell
Sports/Photo Editor

The LCC women's basketball team defeated St. Clair Community College on Nov. 20, 57-40. Freshman Jada Moorehead scored 30 points to lead the team.

This win puts the Stars' record at 3-1.

"Overall I'm proud of the fight," LCC Head Coach Layne Ingram said. "(I'm) proud of the plays they make down the stretch."

According to Ingram, in the first half of the game the Stars struggled by having eight turnovers.

"We need to make sure we didn't have any unnecessary turnovers," Ingram said. "We need to make sure we push the ball, box out and rebound."

Sophomores Celia Ridsdale delivered five assists and Tanaesha Daniels grabbed eight rebounds in the game.

So far this season, the Stars have also won against Great Lake Christian College at LCC on Nov. 5, 84-69; and won in overtime against Owens Community College at LCC on Nov. 14, 81-76.

The Stars' only loss so far was at LCC against Hope College on Nov. 13, 80-41.

"I think we'll be a fun team to watch," Ingram commented.

The Stars were scheduled to play at Great Lakes Christian College on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and at Delta College on Monday, Dec. 2.

The next home game is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Gannon Gym against Schoolcraft College. Action starts at 5:30 p.m.

Associate Editor Robin Morales contributed to this story.