Crowell Sisters Week continued Wednesday night as Edison State men’s and basketball teams swept Lakeland in OCCAC action.
After Jordan Crowell hit six 3-pointers Tuesday to lead Covington girls to a D-IV sectional title, her older sister Jessie — an Edison State sophomore — wasn’t about to be outdone.
She hit five 3-pointers for the Chargers, including one with seven seconds to go to tie the game, and Edison went on to defeated Lakeland 95-89 in overtime.
Edison improved to 23-5 overall and 8-5 in the OCCAC with the win, while Lakeland dropped to 15-8 overall and 7-6 in the OCCAC.
After trailing 45-31 at halftime, Edison exploded for 32 third-quarter points to take a 63-62 lead.
Lauren Monnin had a perfect third quarter, going 4-for-4 from both the floor and the line to score 12 points, while Crowell hit three of her 3-pointers in the third quarter for nine points.
The Lakers came back and were leading 81-78 before the clutch three by Crowell forced overtime.
Monnin finished with 24 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, while Crowell had 23 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals.
Riley Culver had 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists, while Holly Frey had an amazing 19 rebounds, 10 points, six assists and three steals.
Kailani Broyles added 12 points, six rebounds and three steals.
Edison was 31 of 70 from the floor for 44 percent, including 10 of 18 from 3-point range for 56 percent. The Chargers converted 23 of 28 free throws for 82 percent.
Lakeland was 32 of 76 from the floor for 42 percent, including five of 20 from behind the arc for 25 percent. The Lakers converted 20 of 39 free throws for 51 percent.
Edison will close the regular season Saturday, hosting Cuyahoga at 1 p.m.
Edison won the battle of the boards 59-49, but had 33 turnovers to Lakeland’s 20.
The Edison State men took a 33-26 halftime lead and went on to beat Lakeland 71-66.
Edison improved to 17-11 overall and 5-10 in the OCCAC, while Lakeland dropped to 5-19 overall and 4-11 in the OCCAC.
“It was an outstanding performance defensively in the first half that gave us the edge,” Edison State men’s coach Rick Hickman said. “We only allowed 26 points.. In the second half, we had to adjust offensively as Lakeland mixed it up defensively. Wecame through on the free throw line shooting 90 percent as a team, our best of the season.”
Jacob Rogan led Edison State with 21 points, five rebounds and three blocked shots.
Darryl Robinson had 13 points, and Dakota Prichard had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists.
Danny Lee Corbett pulled down seven rebounds, Hadith Tiggs grabbed six and Romello Yaqub added five.
Edison was 26 of 64 from the floor for 41 percent, including eight of 20 from 3-point range for 40 percent. The Chargers were 11 for 12 from the line for 92 percent.
Lakeland was 26 of 68 from the floor for 38 percent, including five of 22 from 3-point range for 23 percent. The Lakers made nine of 14 free throws for 64 percent.
Lakeland won the battle of the boards 46-40 and both teams had 13 turnovers.
Edison will host Cuyahoga — ranked second nationally — to close the regular season at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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