PERRYSBURG, Ohio - No. 5 Owens Community College turned a three-point advantage after three quarters into a 61-41 victory over Lakeland Community College with a big final quarter Wednesday night.
With the loss, the Lakers fall to 15-7 overall and 7-5 in Ohio Community College Athletic Conference play.
Lakeland kept it close with Owens in the first half as the Lakers trailed 19-15 after the first quarter. Owens outscored the Lakers 16-12 in the second quarter to take a 35-27 lead at the break.
The third quarter was the best for Lakeland as the Lakers outscored Owens 18-13 to pull within 48-45 heading into the final quarter. The fourth quarter was a forgettable one for Lakeland as the Lakers only scored six points as Owens pulled away for a 20-point victory.
Lakeland will next play at home on Wednesday, Feb. 28 against Edison State Community College at 5:30 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.