Lady Norse Stumble At Valley

The Northfield Lady Norse basketball team dug an early hole and then tried to come back at Tippecanoe Valley Saturday, falling short to the Vikings 60-49.

The Valley offense was clicking right from the start and the Norse were having a hard time finding the bucket as the Vikings started the game with a 19-2 run. after weathering the storm the Norse out scored Valley 6-3 the rest of the quarter and trailed 22-8 after one.

The Norse offense would play better in the second quarter, but still losing ground to Valley as the Vikings out scored the Norse 13-10 in the quarter and Valley led 35-18 at the half.

Northfield would climb back in the game in the third quarter, out scoring Valley 16-9, cutting the lead to 10 points, 44-34 and within striking distance.

The two teams would strike back and forth in the fourth quarter, with Valley winning the quarter 16-15 and the game 60-49. The Norse had the lead cut to 6 at one point, but turnovers kept Northfield from getting any closer.

Leading Northfield was Sidney Reed with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block. Sydney Eltzroth had 16 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals. Arie Kennedy had 9 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal. Kylie Echard had 3 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block. Katie Stephan had 2 points, 1 assist and 1 steal. Alyssa Richter had 1 block. Michelle Hendricks had 1 steal. Caitlin Eltzroth had 1 assist.

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