Nighthawks win first one

Nighthawks win first one

CUMBERLAND, Md. – Behind four in double figures, the Northern Virginia Community College women's basketball team defeated Allegany 77-53 Saturday afternoon in NJCAA Region 20 action.

The Nighthawks improve to 1-4 on the season and are back on the court Sunday, Nov. 25 against Monroe in Hagerstown, Md.

NOVA built a 38-19 lead at the break with the help of Natasha Porter, who scored 13 of her team-high 20 points. Sophia McCall, meanwhile, added six second quarter points, as she finished her afternoon with 10.

During second half play, Mia Buchanon recorded 10 of her 16 points and pulled down 20 rebounds, which is tied for the fifth most in a game with La'Shea Thomas.