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Laker basketball teams open conference slate

Thu 12-5-2019

ESTHERVILLE – Both the Iowa Lakes Community College women's and men's basketball teams opened Iowa Community College Athletic Conference play with wins at Laker Gym Wednesday night.

The Lakers won the women's game 76-34, with Shareece Smith (Fort Dodge) and Tyler Pacheco (Holbrook, Ariz.) scoring 13 points apiece.

Brianna O’Donnell (Richfield) added 12 points for the Lakers, now 9-3.

In the men's Justin Brookens (Milwaukee Vincent) scored 23 points as ILCC won 83-80. He also had five assists.

Malcolm Clayton (Fort Dodge) netted 15 points and Keshawn Pegues (Davenport Central) 14. Pegues and Kevin Cook (Milwaukee Bay View) each had eight rebounds for Iowa Lakes (9-2).

Both Laker teams will play at Kirkwood Saturday.