- Rocket boys and girls blast off past Columbus
By Lincoln Prep Sports.com Staff
Lincoln Northeast junior Kent Urban had a strong first half offensively, scoring 16 his 20 points early in the contest to lead the Rockets past Columbus 80-43 at the Ed Johnson Gym Friday night. Rocket center Wendell Faines finished with 17 points, while senior Jerry Vaughn-Taylor added 14 points in the win. Columbus' only lead of the game was a 5-0 to start and never recovered.
Meanwhile, defending Class A girls state champion Northeast took their show on the road and soundly defeated Columbus 57-25 Friday night. Junior Dominique Kelley led all Rocket scorers with 13 points, while Jamie Essink added 11.
Both the Northeast boys and girls will play host to Millard South Saturday night at the Ed Johnson Gym.