- BOYS BASKETBALL: Rockets Strong From The Line, Defeat Millard North
By Chris Summers
Behind a strong effort from the free throw line the Lincoln Northeast Rockets improved to 2-0 with an 68-57 win over Millard North, Saturday evening at Omaha Westside High School to claim the Lincoln/Omaha Tournament title. The 2-0 start for Northeast is the first time the Rockets have opened the season with two straight wins since the 2006-07 season.
Northeast hit 32-of-40 from the free throw line, including 16-of-19 in the final quarter, outscoring Millard North, 20-12. The Rockets were led by seniors Ryan Garver and Kahn Kailech, who scored 16 points apiece. Sophomore Tyson Shadegg added 11, while eight Rockets scored at least two points.
Northeast returns to action on Friday, December 12 when they take on Columbus at the Ed Johnson Gym at 7:30 p.m.