User Login    
 + Register
TV Banner
Sports : Clutch Second Half Earns Region's #1 Seed For Lady Pirates
Posted by Tom on 2014/2/25 9:17:28 (191 reads) News by the same author

The North Central Missouri College women's basketball team slowly pulled away from a stubborn Wentworth Military Academy squad on Saturday afternoon in Lexington, winning 90-76 to clinch the #1 seed for this week's Region 16 tournament in Sedalia.

Click to see original Image in a new window

The Lady Pirate victory gives NCMC a final regular season record at 14-12, and more importantly, at 7-1, gives North Central the coveted #1 seed for the Region 16 tournament to be hosted by State Fair Community College in Sedalia on Saturday, March 1st, and Sunday, March 2nd.

On Tuesday night, Wentworth (#4 seed) will host Penn Valley (#5 seed). The winner advances to play NCMC on Saturday at 2 o'clock. Cottey College and St. Louis Community College will play in a 4 o'clock semifinal. The winners play for the Region 16 championship on Sunday at 3 o'clock.

In last Saturday's win, North Central was paced by yet another strong performance by freshman center Kayla Oetterer, with 28 points. Lexi Hope had 24 points in a sizzling shooting display, with Sydnee Rounkles contributing 20 points, and Samone Redditt 10 in the win. For the Red Dragons from Wentworth, Shakorya Brower had 24 points, Ashlee Cole 17, Markeisha Corpening 11, Kayla Thompson 10, and Victoria Estreich 10 points.

The North Central Missouri College men clinched the #3 seed for this weekend's Region 16 tournament, downing Wentworth by a final score of 86-75. The win gives the Pirates a final regular season record of 16-12 (2-4 in Region 16 play), and a Friday night matchup against #2 seed St. Louis. That game will be played at Wentworth's campus in Lexington, with #1 seed Penn Valley battling Wentworth at 5 o'clock. The winners meet for the Region 16 men's championship on Saturday afternoon.

Xavier Newson led North Central in Saturday's victory with 22 points, with Tyrell Thirkield adding 19, Justin Seamon 12, and Jory Woodson 11 points. The Red Dragons had 21 points from Dillon Smith, and 10 points each from Bradley Reed, Bryant Gaines, and Jared Pearson.

Saturday's games were broadcast LIVE on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/10/1 6:52:11 - Reporter Spots Missing Boy While Covering Child's Disappearance, Reunites Him With Family
2014/10/1 6:37:02 - Archaeologists Discover 'Dracula's Dungeon' In Turkish Castle
2014/10/1 6:28:30 - Islamic State Beheads Seven Men, Three Women In Syria
2014/10/1 4:30:00 - 200 Jobs To Be Added To Expanding Company In St. Joseph
2014/10/1 4:26:15 - Sexbots Are On The Way
2014/10/1 4:20:14 - Suddenlink To Pull Channels In Pricing Dispute
2014/10/1 4:14:49 - Police: Missouri Man Bound, Beat Girlfriend
2014/10/1 4:09:48 - NFL: Referees Should Not Have Penalized Abdullah For Muslim Prayer
2014/10/1 4:04:42 - California Becomes First State To Ban Plastic Bags
2014/10/1 4:00:10 - Ebola Case Stokes Concerns In Texas
2014/9/30 12:00:00 - Gilman City (Pattonsburg) Coaches Shows For Tuesday, 9/30/14
2014/9/30 10:40:00 - Kansas City Chiefs Wallop New England, Improve To 2-2
2014/9/30 10:24:24 - In Advance Of Postseason Play, Royals Announce Wild Card Game Roster
2014/9/30 10:20:00 - Knox County Wins Schuyler Softball Tournament, Milan Finishes 1-2
2014/9/30 10:05:40 - Mizzou Rallies For SEC-Opening Win At South Carolina, 21-20
2014/9/30 10:02:00 - NW Missouri State Wins At Central Oklahoma, 36-13
2014/9/30 9:50:00 - KU Jayhawks Fire Charlie Weis
2014/9/30 9:43:12 - Tri-County Coaches Shows For Tuesday, 9/30/14
2014/9/30 9:38:44 - North Carolina School Shooting Injures Student
2014/9/30 9:34:55 - Mercer Cardinal Coaches Shows For Monday, 9/29/14
2014/9/30 9:33:10 - Grundy R-5 Coaches Shows For Monday, 9/29/14
2014/9/30 9:32:33 - NCMC Alumni Gala Topic Of Open Line
2014/9/30 8:39:31 - Dream Factory Topic Of Open line
2014/9/30 6:37:23 - Multiple Accidents In North Missouri Injure A Total Of Five
2014/9/30 4:45:38 - Deputies: Mom Hid Infant In Trunk To Avoid Ticket For Not Having Car Seat
2014/9/30 4:32:59 - Baby Shot In Head In Apparent Hunting Accident
2014/9/30 4:26:22 - Norway Funeral Home Refuses To Bury Casey Kasem
2014/9/30 4:22:41 - Iowa Couple's Big Tip For Bad Service Goes Viral
2014/9/30 4:10:09 - Some Missouri Families Struggle To Receive Food Stamps
2014/9/30 4:03:26 - Walmart: Morgan Wasn't Wearing Seatbelt In Crash



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM