Lewis-Clark State and the University of Great Falls saw basketball standouts earn Frontier Conference Player of the week honors this past week.
LC State’s Jacob Champoux was named Frontier Men’s Player of the Wee. Champoux is a 5-11 junior guard from Seattle, Wash. The Warriors stayed unbeaten with a thrilling, last-second 65-63 Frontier Conference victory over Montana Tech.
Champoux scored 23 points. He was 9-of-13 from the field, made 3-of-6, 3-point field goals and 2-of-2 from the free-throw-line. He scored the Warriors final eight points including the game-winning basket at the buzzer. Lewis-Clark State had trailed the entire game.
UGF’s Kindra Jones was named Frontier Women’s Player of the Week. Jones is a 6-3 senior center from Richmond, Calif. The Argos went 1-1 on a California road trip. Great Falls lost to No. 13 The Master’s 48-86 and beat NCAA Division III Whittier College 82-67. For the weekend, she averaged 16.5 points and 11.5 rebounds. She was 15-of-26 from the field (58 percent) and 3-of-4 from the free-throw-line.