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Northeast women take care of Iowa Central

Northeast women take care of Iowa Central

NORFOLK, Neb. – The Northeast Community College women's basketball team was down by four points heading into halftime, but that didn't stop them from rallying back to defeat Iowa Central Community College, 61-51 in the Hawks Classic at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.

The Hawks (4-0) went on to out-score the Tritons in the final two quarters, 35-21, while shooting 46 percent from the field and 33 percent from beyond the arc in the contest.

Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) led the Northeast offense with 15 points and six steals, while Beth Matas (Girona, Spain) had 12 points and seven assists. Lorna Maxon (Laurel, Neb.) and Emina Hadzihusejnovic (Mostar, Bosnia) added 10 points each, while Hadzihusejnovic added eight rebounds.

The Hawks host Midland University JV at 5 p.m. Tuesday in Norfolk.

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