Kai Roberson scored 19 points and Austin Northeast Early College rallied to beat Salado 69-64 on Dec. 18 in Salado.

Jivenson Sylvestre (18 points) and Marcus Martin (11) also scored in double figures for the Raiders.

Roberson was 6-for-7 at the foul down the stretch to help the Raiders seal the win.

Josh Goings scored 31 for Salado. Peyton Miller added 15, and Brady Ihler had 12.

Goings and Noah Mescher fouled out for the Eagles.

Salado led 51-49 entering the final period.


Austin Northeast Early College (69)

Sylvestre 18, Martin 11, Roberson 19, Latham 5, Jackson 4, J.Thomas 7, M.Thomas 0, Winston 0, Joiner 5.

Salado (64)

Gonzalez 0, Mescher 0, Pitcock 0, Miller 15, Goings 31, Law 0, Ihler 12, Wilson 0, Self 6.

Austin Northeast 19 13 17 20—69

Salado 15 15 21 13—64

3-Point Goals—Northeast 9 (Sylvester 3, J.Thomas 2, Martin, Roberson, Latham, Joiner), Salado 2 (Goings 2). Free throws—Northeast 10-17, Salado 16-21. Fouled Out—Mescher, Goings. Total Fouls—Northeast 16, Salado 20. Technicals—None.

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