Lakeland halts losing streak by blowing by Lorain County, 118-60

Lakeland halts losing streak by blowing by Lorain County, 118-60

ELYRIA, Ohio - Looking to stop a losing streak, Lakeland Community College women's basketball blew out Lorain County Community College 118-60 Wednesday night. 

With the win, the Lakers improved to 12-5 overall and 4-3 in Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play. 

Ziona Williams had a great night shooting, going 11-of-16 from the floor and finishing with a game-high 27 points. Brianna Williams finished with 25 points on 11-of-17 shooting while Armani Jackson finished with a double-double of 24 points and 13 rebounds. 

Jayla Sanford also reached double figures with 17 points while Angel Cannon added 13 points.

Lakeland got off to a decent start and led 28-21 after one quarter but the second quarter is where the Lakers pulled away with a 31-10 second quarter to take a 59-31 lead at the half. From there, the Lakers cruised to the 58-point victory.

"Our defense in the second quarter is what helped us pull away," said Ornette Gardenhire, Lakeland head coach. 

Lakeland will be back home on Saturday, Feb. 3 with a home game against Hocking College at 1 p.m. 

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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