Lake Land held Sauk Valley to 19 first-half points and a paltry 19-percent shooting percentage in the second half to post its sixth straight victory to the start the season.
The Lakers (6-0) defeated Sauk Valley, 62-29, on Saturday in a classic women’s basketball event at John Wood College. Lake Land also defeated host John Wood, 72-59, on Friday night.
The Lakers next travel to Ulin to face GRAC-foe Shawnee College at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Sauk Valley dropped to 0-7.
Lake Land jumped out to a 19-7 lead in the first quarter and led 42-19 at halftime. In the second half, the Lakers defense held Sauk Valley to just 10 points.
Carsyn Fearday scored a team-high 15 points on six-of-nine shooting and grabbed six rebounds while Abby Weis added 14 points.
The Lakers shot 39 percent overall, making eight of 24 3-point attempts. Sauk Valley shot 26 percent overall, making only one of 14 3-point attempts.
The Lakers won the battle of the boards, 39-36, and forced 31 turnovers.
Noelle Jones scored 12 points for Sauk.
In Friday night’s matchup against John Wood, Arie Sims had 19 points on seven-for-eight shooting, seven assists, four rebounds and three steals. Fearday scored 18 and made four of her five 3-point attempts.
Tresoir Newsom registered eight steals to go with five points, five assists, and four rebounds. The Lakers forced 29 turnovers overall.
John Wood’s Emily Fuller scored a team-high 10 points.
Overall, the Lakers shot 52 percent from the field and went 10-for-24 on 3-pointers while John Wood hit on 45 percent of its field goals and converted 13 of 18 from the free-throw line.