NPCC shoots 23%, falls by four to SECC

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - NPCC women's basketball hosted fellow Region IX team Southeast Community College at McDonald-Belton Gymnasium on Saturday.

NPCC women's basketball stands during the National Anthem before Saturday's game. The Knights fell to the Storm 56-52. (Credit: Patrick Johnstone/KNOP-TV)

The game was close throughout, but poor shooting was the downfall of the Knights, as they shot seven of 40 in the second half, and lost 56-52.

Janay Brauer and Emily Joseph each had 15 points for the Knights. Ashley Hassett added six points, along with 13 rebounds. For the Storm, Maywood grad Jayden Widener had a double-double, scoring 17 points, and grabbing 10 rebounds.

The Knights fall to 8-8 on the season. They will be back in action on Tuesday, Jan. 14, hosting Northeastern Junior College.