by jamesc 12/9/2013 8:30:51 AM --
COUNCIL BLUFFS – Northeast Community College’s Jabbar Washington hit two key clutch free throws in the final seconds to lead the Hawks to a 63-60 win over Cloud County Community College at the Iowa Western Community College Classic here Friday. The Thunderbirds missed a shot as time expired.
Washington led Northeast with 15 points. Khapri Alston finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds, Sheed Fairley had 12 points, and Buay Tauch had 11. In addition, Lyle Hexom grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked six shots for the Hawks.
With the win, Northeast improves to 8-3.
The Hawks will be in action again at the Classic on Saturday as the team will take on Colby Community College. Tip-off is at 3 p.m. on the campus of Iowa Western.