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Northeast Men and Women best Southeast

Northeast Men and Women best Southeast
Northeast Community College player Moses Byekwaso (3) keeps the ball away from Morningside College JV’s Matthew Hahn (24) during Monday night’s men’s basketball game in Norfolk. The Hawks defeated the Mustangs 91-54 to move their record to 4-2 on the season. (Courtesy Northeast Community College)

NORFOLK, NE – The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team remains undefeated after taking down Southeast Community College at the Cox Activities Center here last night. Final score was 87-55.

“Our ball movement was good tonight, but it was especially good in the first half,” said Matt Svehla, Hawks coach. “We scored inside and outside, and we were very willing to make the extra pass. When we move it like that, we normally shoot it pretty well, and we did just that in the first half. Defensively, we put them to the line a bit more than we would have liked, but we took the three-pointer away and we did a good job on most of the possessions.”

As a team, Northeast recorded an impressive 14 blocked shots.

Irene Sanz led the Hawks in scoring with 15 points, while Sierra Bell and Kori Fischer tallied 13 each. Mykala Baylor had nine points and led rebounds with 12.

“Our team still has many areas that can improve, but I saw us play cleaner basketball tonight than what we had been playing,” Svehla said.

Southeast was led by Morgan Frauendorfer with 23 points.

Northeast (8-0) will return to action on Tuesday, November 28, when they travel to Seward to face Concordia University JV at 7 p.m.

 

NORFOLK, NE – The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team completed their fourth game in four nights yesterday with an overtime win at home against Southeast Community College. Final score was 95-85.

With under a minute to play, the Hawks cut a late second-half Southeast lead to bring them within two points. Two late free throws by Jaquan Sanders sent the game to overtime, where Northeast forced the Storm to turn the ball over several times and were able to capitalize at the rim.

Steve Wooten led the Hawks with a 26-point, ten-board double-double. Melkisedek Moreaux added a double-double of his own with 19 points and 12 boards. Jeremiah Codden finished the night with 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists.

Northeast (6-4) will host Mount Marty College JV on Monday, November 27, at 7 p.m. at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.

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