Another win for Triton men

Photo by Paul DeCoursey

Kemryn Jenkins drives to the hoop Iowa Central on Saturday against Northeast during the final day of the Great Western Shootout at Hodges Fieldhouse.

Photo by Paul DeCoursey Kemryn Jenkins drives to the hoop Iowa Central on Saturday against Northeast during the final day of the Great Western Shootout at Hodges Fieldhouse.

The Iowa Central men kept their win streak alive here on Saturday thanks to a second-half rally.

The Tritons (9-1 overall) won their eighth straight game after coming back from a 13-point deficit to pull out a 74-71 victory over Northeast (Neb.) in the finale of the Great Western Shootout inside Hodges Fieldhouse.

Northeast led the contest 41-33 at halftime.

Sophomore Tray Croft paced the Tritons with 20 points. Croft was 6-for-15 from the field, with all six field goals being three-pointers. He also pulled down six rebounds and had five assists.

Royshawn Webb added 14 points, and Dallas Bailey had 12. Kemryn Jenkins checked in with 10.

Iowa Central made 16 three-point baskets as a team.

Steve Wooten led Northeast with 19 points.

Northeast shot 20 free throws, while the Tritons only attempted six.

The Tritons are back in action on Friday when they compete in the Highland Classic tournament in Illinois.

IOWA CENTRAL 74, NORTHEAST 71

Iowa Central — Tray Croft 6-15 2-2 20, Royshawn Webb 6-8 2-2 14, Dallas Bailey 4-9 0-0 12, Collin Shannon 2-6 0-0 5, Thomas Akamarmoi 2-6 0-0 5, Bay Etherredge 2-4 0-0 6, Kemryn Jenkins 3-13 2-2 10, Jaden Kephart 0-0 0-0 0, Raphael Jegede 1-1 0-0 2, Moses Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Justin Taylor 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 26-63 6-6 74.

Northeast — Steve Wooten 7-17 5-6 19, Allen Anderson 4-8 0-0 10, Brandon Villalplando 0-1 0-0 0, Jeremiah Coddon 3-8 3-4 10, Melkisedek Moreaux 4-100 0-0 8, Moses Byekwaso 3-6 3-3 10, Jaquan Sanders 4-9 2-4 11, Julius Sakinis 1-3 0-0 2, Major Kur 0-0 1-2 1. Totals: 26-63 14-20 71.

Halftime: Northeast led 41-33.

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