The Northfield Lady Norse, fresh off their county championship led Bluffton after three quarters Tuesday before being out scored 19-7 in the fourth in a 50-42 loss to the Tigers.
The Norse led 12-9 after the first stop and 22-17 at the half before being out scored 14-13 in the third and 19-7 in the fourth.
The Norse was led by Ariel Dale with 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 steals. Kelcie Thomson followed with 11 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists,and 3 steals. Ally Keaffaber added 7 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists.
The Northfield junior varsity defeated Bluffton 43-14.
The Norse were led by Emma Hoover and Kierston Stout, both with 11 points each.