49ers up to 3-0 in BWC

first_img Pacific had four players score in double figures, paced by Kelsey Lavender with 20 points. Jayme Connors paced the 49ers on the boards with 11 rebounds. She is leading the conference in rebounding at more than 10 per game. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita Santos also grabbed seven rebounds. McCutcheon had a 3-point basket that tied her with Adara Newidouski for third all-time for Long Beach State with 93 career 3-point baskets. Both teams shot 41 percent from the field. Long Beach State jumped to a 7-2 lead at the outset, but Pacific then went on an 8-4 run to close the gap to 11-10. The 49ers responded and grabbed a 21-12 lead with 10:50 left in the first half after a pair of layups by Santos. However, the Tigers answered back and led 29-27 with 2:42 left in the half before the 49ers rallied for the intermission lead. The 49ers sank 9 of 10 free throws in the second half, while Pacific was held to three free-throw attempts in the second half. The victory improved the 49ers to 2-4 on the road, with another away contest coming up Sunday afternoon when they play at Cal State Northridge. Long Beach State is 8-1 at home. Information for this report from the Long Beach State Sports Information Office. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Karina Figueroa scored 14 points to lead three 49ers in double figures as the Long Beach State women’s basketball team beat Pacific 74-61 Friday night in a Big West Conference game in Stockton. Fernanda Santos added 11 points for the 49ers (10-5, 3-0) and Crystal McCutcheon tossed in 10. Long Beach State led by three points at halftime and led by as many as 18 in the second half before the Tigers (4-11, 1-3) closed a little ground. last_img

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