Northeast Hawks women's basketball falls to Iowa Western CC in Region XI Championship

The Northeast Community College women’s basketball team couldn’t keep up with the highly potent offense from Iowa Western Community College, falling 78-60 at the Reiver Arena in the Region XI Championship on Tuesday in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 


The Hawks (15-8, 13-8 ICCAC) held strong for a majority of the first half and trailed 42-33 at halftime. The Reivers came out of the locker room and scored 23 points in the third quarter, compared to only 13 by the Hawks. However, the Hawks didn’t go down without a fight and managed to outscore the Reivers, 14-13 in the final quarter. 


Breanna Stouffer (David City, Neb.) led the Hawks with 18 points. Taylor Peter (Chambers, Neb.) added a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Ashley Hassett (Hershey, Neb.) pitched in nine points and six boards.

In other news

The Nebraska men's basketball program added another former top-100 recruit with high major experience with the addition of C.J. Wilcher who will join the Huskers for the 2021-22 campaign. 

In the 85th-minute Naomi Pedroza (Hastings, Neb.) found the back of the net to give the Northeast Community College women’s soccer team a 2-1 edge over Iowa Lakes Community College on Tuesday at the Veterans Memorial Field in Norfolk.