BEATRICE, NE – The Northeast Community College men’s basketball team could not overcome hot shooting from behind the arc by Southeast Community College and fell to the Storm 85-62 Wednesday in Beatrice.
The Hawks controlled second-chance points, however, Southeast scored 45 points from three-point range compared to nine by the visitors. Northeast tallied 29 points from the line, shooting 88-percent from the charity stripe.
Steve Wooten had another strong performance in leading the Hawks. He had a double-double, 31 points, 18 rebounds, and two assists. Jaquan Sanders added 12 points and three assists. Allen Anderson recorded nine points and four rebounds on the night.
The Hawks (13-14) will be back in action this Saturday when it travels to Ottumwa, IA, to take on Indian Hills Community College at 7 p.m.
BEATRICE, NE – Northeast Community College had three players score in double figures in route to a 70-60 win over Southeast Community College in women’s basketball Wednesday.
Mykala Baylor recorded a double-double with 16 points and ten rebounds while Baileigh Nuzum finished with 15 points, which were all three-point shots, and Sierra Bell had 12 in leading
the Hawks to its 22nd win of the season.
“We had a pretty good third quarter that allowed us to get some breathing room,” said Matt Svehla, Hawks coach. “But we did not play very well in the first half on either end of the court. Our defense was suspect and we didn’t convert some easy plays on the offensive end. We still need to get more consistent with how we play, but I’m glad we made the plays when we
Svehla said Baylor’s double-double and Nuzum’s five, three point shots were significant in allowing Northeast to get control of the game.
The Hawks (22-3) will host Arkansas Baptist College this Friday at the Cox Activities Center on the Northeast Community College campus in Norfolk. Tip-off is at 5 p.m.