The Northfield ”C” football team defeated Manchester in the rain Thursday 20-18.
The score was tied 0-0 after the first quarter. Manchester got on the board first in the second quarter on a Cody Hann 42yd TD run to give the Squires a 6-0 lead. Northfield struck one minute later on a 3yd Alec Wells run, Josh Bickel hit the kick and the Norse led 7-6. With 2:24 to go in the quarter Evan Milam scored from 10yds out and Manchester led 12-7. With no time left on the clock Shane Vigar hit Carter Frieden on a 3yd TD strike and after the Bickel kick the Norse led 14-12 at the half.
The only score of the 3rd quarter came on an Evan Milam 68yd TD run to give Manchester an 18-14 lead after three.
The 4th quarter also had just one score, a 35yd run by Alec Wells to give the Norse the 20-18 win.
For Northfield :
Josh Bickel – 11 carries for 107 yds; 2 / 3 – PAT
Alec Wells – 13 carries for 105 yds
John Richardson – 6 carries for 18 yds
Shane Vigar – 5 comp / 13 pass att for 55 yds
We have not received any Manchester stats