Pioneers lose their first game in Hawaii

Pioneers lose their first game in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii. -- The Lewis & Clark Pioneers lost this Friday against Arcadia in their first game of the Hoops in Hawaii Thanksgiving Classic with scores of 89-71. The Pioneers went seven for 32 behind the arc tonight resulting in a three-point percentage of 21.9% and their second loss of the season.

The Pios finished the first half leading with scores of 33-26. Lewis & Clark's only succes behind the arc happend in the first half when Kyle Owens made three of his four three-pointers, along with Nick Lombardi and Daelon Floyd who both made one. 

Lewis & Clark lost the lead ,42-41, in the 14th minute when Arcadias' Phil Pierfy made a three-pointer. After this lead change the Pioneers were unable to take back the lead beacuse of Arcadia's 20 point run. The Pios ended the game with a field-goal percentage of 41.7% going 25 of 60 and a free throw percentage of 63.6% going 14 of 22. The Pioneers had a better perfornce defensively with three blocks and eight steals.

Owens was the Pioneers leading scorer with 16 points followed up by Andrew Vickers with 13 points. Floyd was the team leader in rebounds with six and 11 points while Nico Bricker also had 11 points. This is the third game in a row that both Vickers and Brickers had double digit points. 

The Pioneers (1-2) will be playing there second game of the Hoops in Hawaii Thanksgiving Classic against North Central (III.) at 10 p.m.