COLUMBUS, Neb. — Lincoln Northeast's big first half led to a victory on Friday night.

The Rockets took an 18-point lead into halftime and withstood a late rally to down Columbus 57-44.

Eleven different players got on the score sheet for Lincoln Northeast with sophomore Grant Fredericks leading the way with 12.

Columbus's Luke Messersmith led all scorers with 14.

Check out highlights in the video above.

LINCOLN NORTHEAST (3-2) 16 17 10 14 - 57

COLUMBUS (1-5) 15 10 21 8 - 44


LNE: Isaac Thach-5, Easton Switzer-3, Mo Abdulla-6, Kyan Lenhoff-9, Breckin Wilke-6, Kaden Coon-6, Eli Ash-6, Marshawn Jefferson-2, Grant Fredericks-12, Cole Cofman-2

COL: Luke Messersmith-14, Tanner Esch-8, Preston Hastreiter-1, Griffin Micek-9, Quinn Freshour-6, Jose Garcia-4, Ryder Bock-2