Riverhawks fly past Linn-Benton Roadrunners

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Sawyer Kluge scored 24 points on 9 of 17 shooting for the Jan. 13 game against Linn-Benton. She also racked up 6 rebounds and 1 assist. Anna Mumm contributed 18 points, also on 9 of 17 shooting, while also getting 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Maddy Pape nearly accomplished a triple-double, scoring 13 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and assisting 7 times.

As a whole, the Riverhawks had a field goal percentage of 51.1 percent with their free-throw percentage just above at 64.7.  In the end, UCC outscored the Linn-Benton Roadrunners 106-62, helped mainly by their second quarter, where they outscored their opponents 36-14.

For the men’s basketball, Mikko Balmes led all scorers with 18 points on 8 of 16 shooting. He also contributed 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal. The second leading scorer was Charles Porter, who put in 16 points on 6 of 15 shooting. Porter also put in 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals.

Overall, the men’s team scored 96 points on 50 percent shooting. They defeated the Linn-Benton Roadrunners 96-65. The men’s team is currently 10-8, ranked fifth in the Southern Region.