The North Platte Community College Lady Knights basketball team will scrimmage the NPCC Alumni this Saturday at 7 p.m. in McDonald-Belton Gymnasium. The scrimmage will be a chance for fans to get their first glimpse of the 2013-14 Women’s Basketball team. Admission is free but donations to the Boost-Her Club will be accepted.
The Lady Knights return second-leading scorer (12.9) and rebounder (8.0) in DaVontaye Merritt. The third and fifth leading scorers for the Lady Knights also return in Courtney Widick (9.8) and Jordan Dickerson (7.7). Dickerson led the Lady Knights in assists with 3.4 per game. Samantha Hyatt also returns for the Lady Knights to go along with nine new freshmen.
The Lady Knights open up their season at home as they host the Hampton Inn Classic on November 1 and 2. The Lady Knights will first host Midland University JV at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and then play Fort Carson at 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.