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NCMS Splits Wins With Jeff West

By: Korbin Macke & Lucas Korte

February 12, 2019

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    The Nemaha Central boys’ basketball team faced off against the Jeff West Tigers on Monday, January 28. In the first quarter of the eighth-grade boys A-team, the Thunder got off to a great start by scoring 15 points and holding the Tigers to only 3 points. NC came out just as strong scoring 10 more points in the second quarter while holding the Tigers to only score 7 more points. At halftime, the score was 25-10 with the Thunder up by 15.

    The Thunder went into the locker room feeling good but knew they had to keep up the work to keep their lead. In the third quarter, NC was able to score 10 points, but they allowed the Tigers to score 9 points. The Thunder team was only able to score 6 points in the fourth quarter, but they were able to keep the Tigers from the win by only allowing 10 points. The final score was 41 to 29 and this added another win to the eighth grade A-team record.

    “We played very well on both offense and defense,” said Jaden Thomas.

    The eighth-grade B-team had a slow start only scoring 6 points but allowed the Tigers to score 13 points in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Thunder were only allowed to score 3 points against the Tiger defense. The Tigers were able to score 12 points making the halftime score 25-9 in the Tigers favor.

    The Thunder went into the locker room thinking that they needed to get back in this game. They talked about how they needed to execute their plays and stop making so many turnovers. The Thunder plans did not work as they were unable to score in the third quarter and the Tigers were able to put 14 more points on the board. In the fourth quarter, NC was able to score 4 points but allowed the Tigers to score 9 points. This made the final score 48-13 for another NC loss.

    The seventh grade A-team came out ready to play some basketball. In the first quarter, NC was able to score 7 points, while holding the Tigers to 2 points. The Thunder were able to put 7 more points on the board in the second quarter while the Tigers only scored 1 point. The halftime score was 14-3 with the Thunder ahead.

    The Thunder went into the locker room feeling they had a good lead and were playing lockdown defense, but they knew they had to keep the same intensity in the second half. NC came out strong in the third quarter, scoring 10 points and only allowing the Tigers to score 2 more points. In the fourth quarter, the Thunder team was able to increase their lead by scoring 13 more points and only allowing the Tigers to score 2 points. The final score was 37-7, making it another NC win.

    Holden Bass said, ”It took us a while to get going, but we still got the win.”

    The seventh grade B-Team had a close start with the Tigers in the first quarter scoring 3 points and letting the Tigers put 4 points on the board. In the second quarter, NC was held to only scoring 2 points, while the Tigers were able to score 6 points. This made the halftime score 10-5 in the Tiger favor.  

    The Thunder went into the locker room thinking that they needed to play better offense and defense. NC was able to only put 3 more points on the board in the third quarter while allowing the Tigers to score 6 points. In the fourth quarter, the Thunder boys were able to score 5 points and they let the Tigers score only 5 points. The final score was 21-13 making it an NC loss. Overall, the NC boys split the wins with Jeff West, winning 2 and losing 2.  Good luck to the Thunder teams in the rest of the season.

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