The North Central Missouri College basketball teams won games against JV competition on Wednesday night, with the Lady Pirates downing the Central Methodist JV 89-56 at the Ketcham Community Center, and the NCMC men winning in Marshall against the Missouri Valley JV, 85-73.
The Lady Pirates win improves the ladies to 8-10 on the season, with Kelsey Griffin scoring 17 points, Alex Goodwin 16, Amanda Rodenberg 13 (with 10 rebounds), Mysti Williams 12, and Cortney Roberts 10 points. The win is the second in a row for the Lady Pirates, who face the nationally-ranked St. Louis Archers on Saturday at 2 o'clock at the Ketcham Community Center.
The Pirate men, in the win at Missouri Valley, had 26 points and 16 rebounds from Reggie Maxwell, 19 points from Marshon Norfleet, 12 from Darreon Parker, and 10 points from Adam Woods. The Pirate men HOST St. Louis on Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock on the NCMC campus in Trenton.
Saturday's games with St. Louis will be broadcast LIVE on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com, in addition to 'Internet TV' via www.kgozfm.com, with Tom Johnson on the play-by-play call. Pregame hits the air at 1:45, with women's tip at 2, and the men's tip at 4 o'clock.