Romo and Johnson lead as Pios lose to Chapman

Romo and Johnson lead as Pios lose to Chapman

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Lewis & Clark Pioneers were plagued by turnovers and struggled to hit their shots in Saturday's 85-46 loss at Pamplin Sports Center against the Chapman Panthers. The Pios fell behind quickly in the first quarter, shooting only 15.8 percent in field goals and going 0-6 from the 3-point line. They went into halftime at a 42-12 deficit, but found more success in the third and fourth quarters, where they improved their field goal and 3-point percentages. They were unable to close the gap enough to challenge the Panthers for the lead.

Delsie Johnson and Peyton Romo had the top offensive performances on the team, with Johnson hitting a double-double in rebounds and points. Romo went 3-3 from the 3-point line. They combined for 23 points.

Hannah Martin contributed eight points, four rebounds and one steal, while Logan Kelly logged six rebounds, one block and one steal.

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Key Moments

Delsie Johnson put the Pios on the board after the Panthers established a nine-point lead in the first quarter. She went on to score twice more, the sole contributor to the Pios' six points in the quarter. This is Johnson's first double-double of the 2019-20 season and the ninth of her career with the Pioneers.

Peyton Romo and Hannah Martin also led the team offensively, combining for 17 points. Romo hit key 3-pointers throughout the game, going 3-3 from the line and hitting a career-high nine points.

Deeper Look

  • Martin is leading the team with 19.0 points per game
  • The Pios had the highest amount of turnovers so far this season
  • Kendal Jones played in her second game of the season, scoring two points and making one steal
  • Ishara Sorensen logged her first assist and block as a Pioneer

Looking Ahead

Lewis & Clark plays at home for its next two games. The Pios face off against Warner Pacific on Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. before taking on Augsburg the next day at 1 p.m.