Taylor Stricklin and Darian Mitchell scored 25 points apiece to help Umpqua Community College to an 84-53 victory over Chemeketa in Wednesday’s Northwest Athletic Conference South Region women’s basketball game in Salem.

Mitchell was 10 of 15 from the field, made three 3-point field goals and was 2-for-2 from the free-throw line for No. 4 UCC (22-4 11-2 South). She also grabbed eight rebounds.

Taylor Stricklin went 7 of 13 from behind the arc for 21 of her points. She hit five 3s in the second half against Chemeketa (12-12, 7-6).

Umpqua came out strong, scoring 22 points in the first quarter and taking a 43-33 lead into halftime.

Grace Campbell came off the bench for the Riverhawks to add 11 points and 12 rebounds. Cielo Gonzalez contributed 12 points.

Chemeketa was led in scoring by Sophia Poole with 11 points and Majestic Moler with 10.

Umpqua hosts Clark at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

UMPQUA (84) — Taylor Stricklin 9-18 0-0 25, Darian Mitchell 10-15 2-2 25, Rincon 1-2 0-0 2, Riggle 2-7 1-2 5, Woodard 1-7 0-0 2, Gilbert 1-2 0-0 2, Campbell 5-10 1-2 11, Ortiz 0-0 0-0 0, Gonzalez 5-8 1-2 12. Totals 34-69 5-8 84.

CHEMEKETA (53) — Sophia Poole 4-12 1-2 11, Moler 4-7 2-4 10, Gambill 4-10 1-2 9, Hall 0-6 0-2 0, McGlothan 3-7 1-1 7, Hoylman 2-6 0-0 5, Burns 0-2 0-0 0, Hop 2-8 0-0 5, Kerlegan 2-6 2-2 6, Hicks 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 21-67 0-0 53.

Umpqua 22 21 19 22 – 84

Chemeketa 10 23 10 10 — 53

3-Point Goals — UCC 11-22 (Stricklin 7-13, Mitchell 3-3, Gonzalez 1-3), CCC 4-23 (Poole 2-7, Hoylman 1-4, Hop 1-6). Rebounds — UCC 47 (Campbell 12), CCC 24 (Gambill 6). Assists — UCC 22 (Stricklin 5), CCC 15 (Hall, Hoylman 3). Steals — UCC 11 (Mitchell 4), CCC 8 (Kerlegan 3). Turnovers — UCC 16, CCC 18. Total Fouls — UCC 16, CCC 11.

Sports reporter Sanne Godfrey can be reached at 541-957-4203 or via email at sgodfrey@nrtoday.com. Follow her on Twitter

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