Creston, Iowa – The North Platte Community College Knights women’s basketball were defeated Saturday afternoon, 62-35, by the Southwestern Community College Spartans.
The Spartans jumped out to an 8-0 lead and led at the end of the first quarter 28-11.
The Spartans outscored the Knights in the second quarter 15-6 to take a 43-17 lead going into the break.
The third quarter was a little closer, as each team scored 12 points, which gave the Spartans a 55-29 lead at the end of the third quarter.
The Knights, now 2-7, were led in scoring by Nahatabaa Nacona, from Chinle, Ariz. Nacona was the only Knight to score in double figures. Emily Joseph, from St. Petersburg, Fla., was the next leading scorer with seven points. Katie Cox, from New Port Richey, Fla., had 10 rebounds to lead the Knights.
The Knights will play Doane College Junior Varsity tomorrow in Crete.