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Central Men top Midland JV; Women rout Doane JV

Central Men top Midland JV; Women rout Doane JV

The Central Community College men’s basketball team posted a 79-61 win over Midland JV at Raider Fieldhouse on Thursday night.

In his second game back from injury, Nathan Frost (pictured #25) posted a double-double. The freshman from Melbourne, Australia, scored 17 points and hauled in 14 rebounds. Four other CCC players scored in double figures with Latrell Talley leading the way with 19 points, while Tre’vion Crawford finished with 11 points. Padyn Borders and Manape Clevelandeach scored 10 points apiece.

“We played a solid game,” said CCC head coach Jerry Drymon. “It is the first time all year we committed to playing defense for an entire game. We recognized a mismatch inside which got Nathan and Latrell involved in the game. Our point guards did a great job with tempo.”

With the win, the CCC is now 5-11.

The Raiders are off until Wednesday when they host Northeast Community College at 7:30 p.m.

CCC was to have played game on Friday and Saturday against Quakerdale Prep Academy and Link Year Prep, respectively. However, both games were cancelled because of inclement weather.


The Central Community College women’s basketball team won its second straight game with a 70-46 victory over Doane JV on Thursday at Raider Fieldhouse.

The Raiders held the Tigers to eight points in the opening quarter and went on to lead 29-22 at halftime. CCC also had a good showing in the third quarter by outscoring Doane, 23-10.

Day zchay lon Gardner (pictured) topped the Raiders in scoring with 21 points, while Isabel Diaz scored 13 points.

“I’m proud of the team controlling the game from the beginning,” said CCC head coach Billy Perkins. “Our ball movement is getting better and we are buying into playing harder on defensive end.”

The win gives the Raiders a 5-10 mark on the season.

CCC was scheduled to host Marshalltown Community College on Saturday. However, the game was cancelled due to inclement weather.

The Raiders will return to action on Wednesday when they welcome Northeast Community College to Raider Fieldhouse. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.

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