User Login    
 + Register
Sports : NCMC basketball swept in home doubleheader against Allen County
Posted by Tom on 2012/11/6 10:10:07 (486 reads) News by the same author

The North Central Missouri College women's and men's basketball teams each lost hard-fought, single digit games on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Allen County Red Devils, in doubleheader action from the Ketcham Community Center broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.

It could well be argued that with good health, the Lady Pirates would have gone to 2-0 on the young season, but that was not the case, as leading scorer Amanda Rodenberg suffered a concussion early in the second half that benched her for the rest of the contest, while sophomore guard Kelsey Griffin was slowed by a sprained ankle suffered in a late week practice.

Despite the injuries, NCMC led the Red Devils 40-30 before being outscored 43-30 over the final 12 minutes in the loss, with the final score being 73-70.

DaNara Day led a balanced Red Devil attack with 17 points, with Leslie Ware adding 14, Hannah Blackwell 12, and Miracle Davis and Brittany Redmond ten points each. For North Central, Mysti Williams picked up the slack for the injured Rodenberg, scoring 24 points, many of those late, while Lexi Hope had 16, Samone Redditt 10, and Rodenberg (although all of her points came in the first half).

Coach Jenni Croy, in an interview during halftime of the men's game, indicated that Rodenberg, who suffered a concussion early last season at NCMC, would at least be sidelined for this week with her latest blow to the head, suffered as she smacked her head against the Ketcham Center floor scrambling for a loose ball in the second half.

The Pirate men fell to Allen County by a score of 72-68, unable to make enough key baskets late to pull out the victory.

The Red Devils, from Iola, Kansas, were paced by 20 points from Cameron Blue, 16 from Bryce Shippers, 14 from DeAndrae Barnette, and 13 points from Andrew Rountree.

NCMC, now 1-1 on the season, had 20 points from redshirt sophomore Marshon Norfleet, 15 points from Savannah native Tyler Peterson, and 10 from Eric McDaniel.

The North Central teams will face their first road trip of the season this Wednesday night, traveling to Creston, Iowa to take on the Southwestern Spartans in a 5:30 and 7:30 tip. The NCMC teams return home on Friday night, with the women playing host to the Graceland University JV at 5:30, and the men battling the Culver-Stockton JV at 7:30.

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


Other articles
2015/7/1 7:36:28 - Chillicothe Man Injured When Pool Carries Him Out Of Pickup
2015/7/1 6:37:47 - Clerk Accused Of Shooting Teen Allegedly Over Theft Of Cookies
2015/7/1 6:31:57 - Boy Found Chained To Porch With Chicken Around Neck Speaks Out For First Time
2015/7/1 5:28:17 - Public School Application Asks If Child Was Born By C-Section
2015/7/1 4:45:45 - Mom Arrested After Boy 4, Left Tied On Leash To Bush
2015/7/1 4:36:46 - Death Of Boy Pushed In Swing For 3 Days Ruled Homicide
2015/7/1 4:30:00 - Former Circuit Clerk From Northeast Missouri Enters Plea
2015/7/1 4:24:53 - Teens Storm Georgia Wal-Mart In Wild Rampage Of Destruction
2015/6/30 6:31:13 - Mosaic To Offer Reduced Cost Sports Physicals
2015/6/30 4:47:08 - Son Arrested After Argument Over Spoiled Meat
2015/6/30 4:34:11 - Woman Gives Birth Alone On Back Road, Is Stranded With Newborn For Three Days
2015/6/30 4:21:04 - Man In Custody After Moberly Police Chase
2015/6/30 4:16:46 - Officer Crashes Into Home When Responding To What Turned Out As Prank Call
2015/6/30 4:10:10 - Missouri Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Synthetic Pot Case
2015/6/30 4:04:35 - Daycare Worker Arrested For Battery On 1-Year-Old
2015/6/29 7:40:02 - Rotary To Sponsor Exchange Student
2015/6/29 7:23:50 - Sullivan County Crowns Fair Queen
2015/6/29 6:36:20 - Fire Damages Trenton Residence
2015/6/29 6:32:09 - Saturday Accident At 13th And Cedar In Trenton Involves Gallatin And Trenton Residents
2015/6/29 4:51:25 - As Many As 16 Inured By Lightning Strike; Dog Killed
2015/6/29 4:39:47 - Air Show Continued After Tragedy
2015/6/29 4:35:18 - Missouri Trooper Shoots Suspect After I-70, U.S. 54 Pursuit
2015/6/29 4:20:00 - USDA Proposes Healthier Food For Child, Adult Day Cares
2015/6/29 4:15:22 - St. Louis' Minimum Wage Hike May Be Dead After Aldermanic Surprise
2015/6/29 4:09:35 - Man Convicted Of Sodomy With Child Commits Suicide
2015/6/29 4:00:14 - Good Samaritan Allows Woman To Hear Her Husband"s Voice Before He Dies
2015/6/29 4:00:00 - Poplar Bluff Granted Order Of Protection Against Sheriff's Department
2015/6/26 6:32:50 - 4 Injured When Vehicles Collide At Utica Intersection
2015/6/26 5:27:31 - Missouri State Fair Competition Deadline Approaching
2015/6/26 4:36:34 - National Guard Truck Crashes Into Overpass



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM