The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team
edged the Western Nebraska Community College Cougars 76-74 on Feb. 12 in Scottsbluff, Neb. LCCC’s starting point guard and leading scorer, Deshon Portley was injured in the first 8 minutes of the game, but still put up 8 points before leaving the game. Portley’s absence contributed to the 35-41 deficit at the half. In the second half, Julian Chiera took over the point guard position and added 19 points to push the Golden Eagles to victory.
Julian Chiera – 19 pts
Ude Ifeanyichukwu – 17 pts, 9 rbs
Stewart Washington – 11 pts, 5 asts
Charles Ward – 25 pts
Cody Johnson – 12 pts
Sebastian Suarez – 11 pts
The Golden Eagles (19-8 overall, 9-4 south sub region) will host the Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen (6-18 overall, 3-8 south sub region) at 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the LCCC Gymnasium.
All the Golden Eagle athletic home games are free. Schedules can be found at www.lccc.wy.edu/athletics . Get the latest game scores and results at www.twitter.com/lcccsports.