NIACC women stay perfect with 105-73 win

Kelsie Willert connects on a 3-point goal in the second half of Sunday's game against the Grand View Junior Varsity.
Kelsie Willert connects on a 3-point goal in the second half of Sunday's game against the Grand View Junior Varsity.

MASON CITY - The NIACC women's basketball team made school history on Sunday afternoon.

One day after tying the school's single-game 3-point record, the Lady Trojans (9-0) broke the school mark with 23 3-point goals in a 105-73 victory over the Grand View University Junior Varsity in the final game of the 3-day Thanksgiving Challenge in the NIACC gym.

Sophomore guard UU Longs hit the record-breaking three-pointer from the left corner with less than a minute to play in the contest.

NIACC tied the old record of 22 in Saturday night's 112-57 win over Lake Region State College. In the 3-day holiday tournament, the Lady Trojans connected on 57 3-point goals.

NIACC has 133 3-point goals this season (14.7 per game).

On Sunday, Cici Kieger, who led the Lady Trojans with 23 points, made five 3-pointers. Shayley Vesel and Mikayla Homola both made 4 four 3-point goals.

The Lady Trojans also received three 3s from Longs, two from Selena Shady and one each from Adria Stewart, Kelsie Willert, Lakin Joerger, Laker Ward and Tahya Campbell.

Homola scored 17 points, Longs scored 16 points and Vesel also reached double figures with 12 points.

Longs also contributed six rebounds and five assists. Kenlie Pytleski led NIACC with 10 rebounds and Kieger had six rebounds and four assists.

NIACC returns to action Friday and Saturday at the Iowa Central Classic on Friday and Saturday in Fort Dodge. The Lady Trojans play Northeast CC on Friday and Central CC on Saturday.

NIACC's 2017-18 season (9-0 overall)

NIACC 99, Illinois Central 82

NIACC 90, Bay College 61

NIACC 134, Milwaukee Area Tech 45

NIACC 121, Harper College 28

NIACC 98, Iowa Western 89

NIACC 128, Riverland CC 36

NIACC 102, Rock Valley College 76

NIACC 112, Lake Region State College 57

NIACC 105, Grand View JV 73

NIACC tops Iowa Western, 98-89
November 18, 2017 NIACC tops Iowa Western, 98-89