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Columbia Falls native Kiara Burlage nets conference player of the week nod

Kiara Burlage
Posted at 7:18 PM, Jan 25, 2021

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Lewis-Clark State College’s Kiara Burlage was named the Cascade Collegiate Conference's Embrace Health-Santiam Hospital women’s basketball player of the week for the second time this year.

Burlage, a 6-foot senior forward from Columbia Falls, led the Warriors in scoring in both games against NCAA Division II Seattle Pacific. LCSC split the two games, winning 68-67 on Friday and losing 72-63 on Saturday.

Burlage tied for a game-high 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting, including a 2-for-4 mark from 3-point range, in Friday's win. She was also 5 of 6 from the free throw line and added four rebounds and a steal.

On Saturday, she had a game-high 25 points to go along with eight rebounds and a block. She was 8-of-13 shooting from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and 6 of 8 from the free throw line.