WEST PLAINS, Mo. — It is a rarity that a team can put up 10 wins in a month.
That is not the case for the Pioneers of North Arkansas College.
The Pioneers traveled to West Plains, Mo. to play two games in the annual classic hosted by Missouri State University, West Plains. When it was over, Northark raised its record to 10-2, with a 83-71 win over Morton College on Friday night and a 78-71 win over Arkansas State University, Newport.
Northark 83, Morton 71
The Pioneers of Northark outscored Morton College by nine points in the second half to post an 83-71 win.
Northark made a living at the free throw line. The team shot 54 free throws in the contest.
I’Ryan Allen shot 12 of those tosses. He made 11.
The Pioneers were 39-of-54 from the free throw line in the win.
Leading the team in scoring was Kardell Sims with 20 points. Allen added 17, Mat Jones 12, James Parlow 11, Curtis Fowler seven, Jordyn Turner six, Isaiah Payne and Javon Calmese three each and Jai Graham and Kelsey Tarver two apiece.