Matas and Moore guide Northeast to victory on Wednesday night


Special to the Viewpoint

NORFOLK– Beth Matas (Girona, Spain) and Kyla Moore (Norfolk, Neb.) have become the one-two scoring punch for the Northeast Community College women’s basketball team.


Both scored more than 20 points on Wednesday night as the Hawks (23-3, 2-1 ICCAC) topped Southeast Community College, 85-57 at the Cox Activities Center in Norfolk.


Matas led all scorers with 23 points and six assists, while Moore added 20 points and four rebounds.


The Hawks put the game out of reach early after taking a 32-12 lead at the end of the first quarter. Northeast kept building on its lead, taking a 52-24 lead at halftime and came out of the break scoring 20 more in the third quarter to keep the Storm from gaining any momentum.


Emina Hadzihusejnovic (Mostar, Bosnia) recorded 12 points and eight rebounds, while Breanna Stouffer (David City, Neb.) had 11 points and nine boards.


The Hawks shot 48 percent from the field and 55 percent from beyond the arc.


Northeast jumps back into ICCAC play, taking on Marshalltown Community College at 5 p.m. Saturday in Norfolk.


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