Edison State hoop teams split games with Lakeland

KIRTLAND — The Edison State Community College basketball teams split games with Lakeland Community College Saturday.

MEN

The Edison State men’s team dropped to 12-6 with an 86-77 loss.

Edison trailed 45-35 at halftime, before outscoring Lakeland 42-41 in the second half in a game where 94 free throws were shot.

Jaylen Robinson scored 17 points and Jordan Howard had 16 points and eight rebounds.

Sekou Maiga scored 10 points and three blocked shots, Mike Kennedy scored nine points and Ibrahima Athie had six points and 10 rebounds.

Shaeden Olden had eight points and five rebounds and Lorenzo Lewis had seven points and seven rebounds.

Edison was 21 of 46 from the floor for 46 percent, including three of 11 on 3-point attempts for 27 percent. The Chargers converted 32 of 52 free throws for 62 percent.

Lakeland was 26 of 73 from the floor for 36 percent, including seven of 22 from long range for 32 percent. The Lakers made 27 of 42 free throws for 64 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 49-42, but had 21 turnovers to Lakeland’s 11.

WOMEN

The Edison State women’s basketball team continued its perfect season.

The Lady Chargers improved to 19-0 with an 84-68 victory.

Edison led 26-11, 49-23 and 68-51 at the quarter breaks.

Kailah Johnson led the Chargers with 27 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals.

Whitney Staggs had 21 points, 15 rebounds and four assists and Maddy Bakosh added 13 points.

Allison Siefring had 11 points and nine rebounds and Audra Schaub scored six points.

Edison was 31 of 75 from the floor for 41 percent, including six of 20 from 3-point range for 30 percent. The Chargers converted 16 of 20 free throws for 80 percent.

Lakeland was 27 of 63 from the floor for 43 percent, including three of 10 from long range for 30 percent. The Lakers made 11 of 19 free throws for 58 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 52-40 and had 21 turnovers to Lakeland’s 27.