LEWISTON, Idaho — A big game by Kiara Burlage led the way Wednesday night as Lewis-Clark State College knocked off Montana Tech 63-52 in the quarterfinals of the Frontier Conference playoffs. (Stats)
The junior forward from Columbia Falls poured in 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Warriors, who broke open a 31-28 halftime lead with a 20-10 third quarter.
Hannah Burland came off the bench to sore 14 points, and Peyton Souvenir scored nine points. Jansen Demison and Jamie Nielson each added seven points for Lewis-Clark State (21-9), which heads to Dillon for a semifinal matchup with Montana Western on Saturday.
Freshman Tavia Rooney scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Orediggers, who closed the season at 14-18. Junior Mesa Williams joined Rooney in double figures scoring with 13 points, while classmate Mollie Peoples tossed in nine.
Sophomore Dani Urick scored seven points, while senior Kaylee Zard closed her Oredigger career with six points and 13 rebounds.