KILGORE, TX -- The Lamar State College-Port Arthur Seahawks earned their first conference victory Jan. 13 by defeating the Kilgore College Rangers, 67-48.
LSC , ahead 30-28 at halftime, went on an 8-0 run in the second half and the Rangers never caught up.
KC struggled in the second half to make shots, shooting only 20 percent (0-for-12 from the three-point line).
It didn't help KC that the Seahawks made 49 percent of their shots (23-of-47) and were 50 percent from the three point line (6-of-12).
KC also had three players in double figures with Malachi Davidson leading the Rangers with 14 points. Davon Newton and Demiere Brown each scored 11 for KC.
LSC had three players in double figures with Travious Grubbs leading the way with 16 points. Stefan Radosavljevic scored 15 and Kolbe Littlefield came off the bench to score 11 for the Seahawks.
The Seahawks entered the game at 0-6 in conference play but had lost very close games to Trinity Valley, Panola and Bossier Parish Community College.
KC's next game is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at home versus Tyler Junior College. The Rangers are 11-5 overall and 3-4 in Region XIV play.