NORFOLK, Neb. – The Central Community College men’s basketball team shot 54 percent from the field to down the Northeast Community College men’s basketball team 96-79 on Wednesday night at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.
Down by only eight points at halftime, the Hawks (9-7) didn’t have any answers for the sharp-shooting Raiders. The Hawks managed to cut into Central’s lead on multiple occasions, coming within single digits, but the Raiders hit crucial 3-pointers in clutch situations down the stretch.
Ben Moxness (Scribner, Neb.) recorded 23 points and eight rebounds. Asher Scavella (Nassau, Bahamas) added a double-double with 16 points and 12 boards, while Emmette Page (Crystal, Minn.) had 15 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Michael Anderson (Lincoln, Neb.) chipped in 11 points, four rebounds and four assists.
The Hawks host Iowa Western Community College for their first ICCAC contest of the season at 7 p.m. Saturday in Norfolk.
NORFOLK, Neb. – It was a true offensive effort for the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team on Wednesday night.
Every player for the Hawks (15-2) scored at least a point as the Hawks defeated Highway 81-rival Central Community College in non-conference action 85-58 at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.
The Hawks forced 27 turnovers as Central could only muster eight points in the first quarter as Northeast went on to collect 25 points. Northeast was only out-scored in the third quarter by a point and ultimately managed to shoot 42 percent from the field, 37 percent from beyond the arc and 90 percent from the charity stripe.
Macey Kulhanek (Howells, Neb.) led the Hawks off the bench with 16 points. Beth Matas (Girona, Spain) added 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals. Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) pitched in 12 points, six assists and five steals. Breanna Stouffer (David City, Neb.) had 10 points and seven assists.
The Hawks entertain Iowa Western Community College at 5 p.m. Saturday in Norfolk.