ICC basketball teams rise to 3-0 in North

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SENATOBIA – Both Itawamba Community College basketball teams improved to 3-0 North Division play with wins at Northwest Monday.

The Itawamba Indians outlasted the Northwest Rangers 109-102 in overtime. Alex Anderson led the Indians (8-5, 3-0) with 29 points, while De’Sean Dockery paced Northwest with 21. Dajon Reno from Tupelo added 20 for the Rangers (6-6, 2-1). Itawamba led 48-33 at the half.

The Lady Indians (7-6, 3-0) earned some space on the scoreboard in the second half for a 71-64 victory over the Lady Rangers (8-3, 2-1). Jayla Chills from Ripley was tops in scoring for ICC with 17, while Tekevanna Young tallied 18 to lead Northwest.

Itawamba opens the home portion of its 2014 North schedule Thursday hosting Holmes.