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Golden Eagles squeeze by Western Nebraska

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Julian Chiera scores 19.
The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team edged the Western Nebraska Community College Cougars 76-74 on Feb. 12 in Scottsbluff, Neb. LCCC’s starting point guard and leading scorer, Deshon Portley was injured in the first 8 minutes of the game, but still put up 8 points before leaving the game. Portley’s absence contributed to the 35-41 deficit at the half. In the second half, Julian Chiera took over the point guard position and added 19 points to push the Golden Eagles to victory.

LCCC Leaders
Julian Chiera – 19 pts
Ude Ifeanyichukwu – 17 pts, 9 rbs
Stewart Washington – 11 pts, 5 asts

WNCC Leaders
Charles Ward – 25 pts
Cody Johnson – 12 pts
Sebastian Suarez – 11 pts
The Golden Eagles (19-8 overall, 9-4 south sub region) will host the Northeastern Junior College Plainsmen (6-18 overall, 3-8 south sub region) at 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the LCCC Gymnasium.

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