WOMEN'S COLLEGE HOOPS: Pilots, Viks fall; Anderson's 3-pointers spark L&C
Portland completed an 0-2 road weekend with a 59-52 defeat at San Diego.
Portland State came close at the end but lost at Sacramento State 84-80.
Concordia fell 84-71 at Evergreen in Olympia, Wash.
Warner Pacific lost 64-60 at Northwest University.
Sophomore Sarah Anderson was 7 of 8 from 3-point range and scored 21 points off the bench to lead Lewis & Clark to a 66-57 triumph at Pacific.
UP suffers road woes
San Diego beat visiting Portland 59-52 in West Coast Conference play.
The Pilots got 17 points from both Amy Pupa and Cassandra Brown.
Portland fell to 7-8 (sxith) in the WCC and 14-12 overall, while the Toreros improved to 9-6 (fifth), 20-6.
UP's next game is 2 p.m. Saturday at 13th-ranked Gonzaga, which leads the conference at 13-2 and is 23-3 overall.
Same song for Vikings
Portland State slipped to 3-5 (ninth) in the Big Sky with its 84-80 loss at Sacramento State, which is 4-4 (eighth) in the conference.
The Vikings got behind by 15 points in the first half, rallied for a 39-39 tie early in the second half, fell behind by 12, then cut a seven-point deficit with 22 seconds left to 82-80 on Emily Easom's 3-pointer with nine seconds to go.
But Sac State hit two free throws to put the game away.
Easom scored a game-high 23 points, going 9 of 15 from the field. Lauren Holt (18 points) and Lariel Powell (14) also reached double figures for the Vikings.
The Viks return home to play a 2 p.m. Saturday game against Southern Utah.
Cavaliers fall on road
At Olympia, Wash., Evergreen edged Concordia 84-71 despite Caitlyn McCutcheon's game-high 20 points and team-best 10 rebounds.
The Cavaliers, who fell to 4-11 (eighth) in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, return home to take on Northwest Christian (3-13, ninth) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Knights battle, but come up short
Warner Pacific slipped to 2-13 (10th) in the Cascade Collegiate Conference after its 64-60 road loss to Northwest.
A free throw by Jacki Cannon pulled the Knights to within 59-58 with 55 seconds remaining, but Northwest prevailed.
For WPC, Jordan Wilcox had 16 points and Kristen Swim got 15 points and eight rebounds.
Warner Pacific is at home Tuesday, taking on Corban at 5:30 p.m.
3-pointers help Pioneers
Sarah Anderson, a 5-7 sophomore, missed only one of her eight attempts from beyond the arc as her 21 points in reserve sparked Lewis & Clark to a 66-57 victory at Pacific.
L&C improved to 12-10 overall and 7-6 (fifth) in the Northwest Conference. The Boxers dropped to 7-15, 3-11 (tied for seventh).
The Pioneers' next outing is at George Fox (10-3, third in the NWC) at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Whitman is 14-0 in the conference, followed by Whitworth (12-2), George Fox and Puget Sound (8-6).