NIACC rolls past Central CC, 111-51

Laker Ward pushes the ball down the floor in Saturday's game against Central CC.
Laker Ward pushes the ball down the floor in Saturday's game against Central CC.

FORT DODGE - For the seventh time this season, the No. 9 NIACC women surpassed the 100-point mark,

NIACC cruised to a 111-51 victory over Central CC-Columbus on Saturday at the Great Western Shootout on the Iowa Central campus. The 111 points is the fifth-highest point total for the Lady Trojans.

The 111 points came a day after the Lady Trojans scored a season-low in a 67-54 loss to Northeast CC.

"I outthought myself (Friday)," NIACC coach Todd Ciochetto said. "We have a lot of talented players and I have to use them."

On Saturday, freshman Mikayla Homola led six Lady Trojans in double figures with 15 points. Also in double figures were Selena Shady (12), Laker Ward (12), Tahya Campbell (12), Kelsie Willert (12) and Adria Stewart (10).

NIACC was 19 of 43 from 3-point range. Willert had four 3-poinit goals and Stewart had three 3-point goals.

Kenlie Pytleski led NIACC with seven rebounds. Morgan Frank led with six assists and UU Longs collected four steals.

NIACC (10-1) returns to action Dec. 8-9 at the NDSCS Classic in Wapheton, N.D. The Lady Trojans face NDSCS on Dec. 8 and play Dakota-Bottineau on Dec. 9.

NIACC's 2017-18 season (10-1 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

Northeast CC 67, NIACC 54

NIACC 111, Central CC-Columbus 51

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