KIRTLAND, Ohio – Lakeland men's basketball was held well under its season average in points but the Lakers were still able to come out on top 77-63 over Jamestown Community College Wednesday night.
John Dawson drilled five 3-pointers and led all scorers with 21 points to lead Lakeland to a 4-0 record so far in the season.
Dawson got going early on by hitting three 3-pointers in the first half and finishing the first with 13 points for Lakeland. The Laker lead got as big as 15 after a layup by Allen Sims with 8:07 left to give Lakeland a 31-16 lead. Lakeland was able to hold on for a 43-34 lead at the break.
Dawson and Johnson each scored eight points in the second half for Lakeland as the Lakers outscored Jamestown 34-29 in the second half.
Jamestown got the game within five early on in the second half but Lakeland was able to gain control of the momentum to come away with the 14-point victory.
Lakeland will open Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play at home on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m.
For more information about Lakeland athletics, visit www.athletics.lakelandcc.edu.
About Lakeland Community College
Founded in 1967, Lakeland Community College was the first college in Ohio created by a vote of the people. True to our mission, Lakeland provides quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community.
Offering day, evening, weekend and online classes, the college serves more than 10,800 credit and 2,800 noncredit students (2016). For more information about the College, visit www.lakelandcc.edu.