- Rockets blast off on the road against Columbus
The Lincoln Northeast boys basketball team lived up to its number two rating in Class A Friday night, as the Rockets crushed Columbus 82-37 on the Discoverers' home floor. Four Rocket players were in double figures, with DeAndrae Melvin leading the way with 12 points, while Andrew Bridger, Meechie Johnson and Danilo Pavicevic scoring 11 each. Tyler Horky led Columbus with 11 points. Northeast jumped ahead in the 1st quarter to a 20-8 lead and extended their lead to 38-17 at the half. The Rockets finished the game with a 24 point 4th quarter.