The Northfield boys basketball team played their final home game of the season Tuesday night, hosting future TRC opponent Maconaquah. The Braves will be joining the TRC along with Peru next season.
The Norse were looking to snap a five game losing streak and did so as the offense was clicking on all cylinders in an 80-53 win over the Braves.
Maconaquah jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead on a two and a three before the Norse got hot. Noah Shear would drain a three that was followed by an Austin Burns three point play to give Northfield a 6-5 lead. The Braves would hit again to grab the lead back at 7-6 when Heath Miller connected to start a 10-0 run. During the run Burns and Adam Roser hit from behind the arch for a 16-7 lead. The Norse would continue to scorch the nets with Tanner Wilcox and Noah Shear hitting back to back three for a 24-11 first quarter lead.
The Norse would continue to build their lead in the second. Leading 28-15 Cody Holmes would hit two free throws followed by an Austin Trump bucket to make it 33-15. Cody Holmes and Adam Roser would do the rest of the scoring in the quarter as Northfield led 40-22 at the half.
Noah Shear and Adam Roser would do the scoring early for the Norse in the third with both draining three’s as the lead grew to 50-31 when Heath Miller hit followed by two Jared Short buckets to make it 56-31. Short would continue to lead the Norse in the quarter, scoring 9 points as the lead grew to 64-35 before the Braves scored the last 5 points of the quarter to make it 64-40.
Tanner Wilcox would score twice to get the fourth quarter going followed by two Jared Short buckets and another Wilcox bucket as the Norse scored at will before subbing out the seniors in route to the 80-53 win.
Noah Shear- 9 points, 5 assists, 2 rebounds
Cody Holmes- 9 points, 5 rebounds
Tanner Wilcox-11 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists
Adam Roser-12 points, 3 steals, 2 rebounds
Heath Miller- 11 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals
Jarred Short- 9 points, 3 rebounds, 2 blocks, 1 assist
Austin Burns- 12 points, 4 rebounds
Jake Schuler-3 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Austin Trump- 4 points, 3 assists, 1 rebound
Kyle Reed- 3 rebounds, 1 steal
Matt Coe- 1 rebound
Ryan Driscoll- 1 assist, 1 rebound, 1 steal
The Northfield boys JV team beat Maconaquah Tuesday night 64-42
Cody Holmes- 13 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks
Austin Trump- 8 points, 4 rebounds
Matt Coe- 4 points, 6 points, 1 block
Ryan Driscoll- 2 points, 2 steals, 2 assists
Jacob Watkins- 11 points, 6 rebounds
Kyle Reed- 11 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists
John Schuler- 9 points, 7 steals, 5 assists
Joe Halderman- 6 points, 2 rebounds
Caleb Kroh- 4 rebounds, 2 steals
Jared Vigar- 1 steals