Edison State hoop teams sweep Clark State


SPRINGFIELD — The Edison State men’s and women’s basketball teams swept Clark State Monday night.


Edison State improved to 16-7 with a 94-79 victory.

Edison State led 53-32 at halftime and cruised to the win.

Shaeden Olden led the Chargers with 18 points and five rebounds.

Sekou Maiga had 17 points and seven rebounds and Jordan Howard had 16 points, 13 rebounds and five assists.

Jaylen Robinson scored 15 points and Lorenzo Lewis scored nine points.

Jakob Reed had eight points and five assists and Yiero Diallo dished out four assists.

Edison was 35 of 62 from the floor for 57 percent, including nine of 20 from 3-point range for 45 percent. The Chargers made 15 of 22 free throws for 68 percent.

Clark State was 29 of 77 from the floor for 38 percent, including eight of 27 from long range for 30 percent. The Eagles made 13 of 20 free throws for 65 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 44-37, but had 16 turnovers to Clark State’s two.


The Edison State women improved to 24-0 with a 99-36 victory.

The Chargers led 25-9, 49-17 and 77-18 at the quarter breaks.

Whitney Staggs led seven Chargers in double figures with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Maddy Bakosh had 16 points, six assists and three steals and Kailah Johnson scored 13 points.

Kierra Wendel had 11 points and three steals and Allison Siefring had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Victoria Newland had 10 points, nine rebounds and three steals and Nia Johnson scored 10 points.

Rylie McIver had five rebounds, five assists and four steals and Haleigh Behnken grabbed five rebounds.

Audra Schaub added four steals.

Edison was 43 of 81 from the floor for 53 percent, including six of 13 from 3-point range for 46 percent. The Chargers made seven of 10 free throws for 70 percent.

Clark State was 13 of 48 from the floor for 27 percent, including four of 19 from long range for 21 percent. The Eagles made six of seven free throws for 86 percent.

Edison won the battle of the boards 49-21 and had 15 turnovers to Clark State’s 33/

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