Willamette, Lewis & Clark win Bon Appetit second-round games

SALEM - A pair of Northwest Conference schools defeated schools from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Saturday night in the second and final day of the Bon Appetit Classic at Cone Field House.

Lewis & Clark (1-1) defeated Cal Lutheran 82-58 (0-2) in the first game, while host Willamette (2-0) downed Claremont-Mudd-Scipps 75-57 (1-1) in the finale.

In Saturday's opener, Lewis & Clark started with a 10-0 run in the first five minutes and never led by fewer than seven points the rest of the way. The Pioneers were paced by Tamika Hardy, who scored a game-high 29 points and added nine rebounds and five steals. L&C's Lindsay Tarr chipped in with 10 points and seven boards.

The Pioneers shot 40.0 percent for the game, while the Regals shot just 31.7 percent and committed 30 turnovers. Tai Soo led Cal Lutheran with 18 points and nine rebounds.

In the second game, Willamette went on an 11-0 run early in the first half to take a 13-7 advantage and never surrendered the lead. The Bearcats hit 5 of 10 three-point shots in the initial 20 minutes to take a 37-30 halftime edge.
CMS cut the deficit to 52-51 in the second half before Willamette responded with a 9-0 run.

For the second night in a row, Willamette had four double-digit scorers. Deanna Lund led the way with 17 points on 7 of 8 shooting, and Jammie Muth added 15 points.

The Athenas were led by Sarah Kolbeck's 15 points. Kristen Fong and Allison Welsh each added 12 points.