The Northfield 7th and 8th grade football teams went on the road Thursday to defeat North Miami. The 7th grade won 32-22 with the 8th grade following with a 22-8 win.
In the 7th grade game, Chance Hartman got the game started with a long TD run. Hartman added a two point conversion run. Just before the half Cole Rosen stripped the ball and ran it in for a TD and added two more.
Rosen would score two more times in the third quarter to take a 32-8 as the Norse cruised.
In the 8th grade game, Kyle Reed scored the first with 4:27 remaining with John Schuler running in the 2 pt conversion. In the second quarter Michael Ford recovered a fumble to set up a Schuler 2yd TD run with MacCauley Miller getting the two points. Later in the second quarter Hunter Cox knocked down a pass and Miller added a 50 yard TD to end the scoring and make the score 20-0.
The Norse would not score in the second half, but a strong defense held the Warriors at bay for the 22-8 win.
Stats and photos by Sam Knight