Norse Use 17-0 Third Quarter Run To Top Bluffton

The Northfield boys used a 17-0 run to start the third quarter Saturday, defeating Bluffton 65-45.

Kyle Reed got the Norse on the board to start the game and was followed by a Cody Holmes bucket for a 4-0 lead. Up 4-2 Holmes would hit two free throws and a bucket to increase the Northfield lead to 8-2 before a Bluffton three. Reed would score the next two buckets to make it 12-5 when the Tigers drained another three to make it 12-8 before a Holmes bucket and a three from Joe Halderman increased the lead to 17-8. Northfield led 17-10 after one.

Bluffton would get the first bucket of the second quarter before Holmes and Ryan Driscoll made it 21-13. The Tigers would claw their way back and cut the Norse lead to 21-19. Tied at 24 Holmes would hit, followed by an Austin Trump three and two Holmes free throws before a Bluffton bucket ended the quarter with Northfield leading 31-26 at the half.

The Norse would come out inspired in the third, getting a bucket from Trump that started a 17-0 run to make it 48-26. Holmes and Reed, along with Trump would all score during the run before Bluffton finally scored with 1:33 left in the quarter. Leading 48-31 Trump would drain a three and two free throws as Northfield led 53-34 with a quarter to go.

Kyle Reed would get the first two buckets of the fourth quarter as the lead grew to 57-34 and led 60-35 before Bluffton scored 7 straight. Reed and Driscoll would finish the Northfield scoring in the quarter with Driscoll’s shot being a three as the Norse went on for a 65-45 win.

#11 Austin Trump – 16 points, 2 assists, 2 steals, 5 rebounds
#20 Logan Peas – 2 assists
#21 Jared Peas – 1 rebound
#22 Kyle Reed – 22 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 2 assists, 1 steal
#25 Nate Drancik –
#33 Ryan Driscoll – 5 points, 8 assists, 1 block, 5 rebounds
#44 Joe Halderman – 6 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist
#55 Cody Holmes – 16 points, 7 rebounds, 1 steal, 3 blocks, 1 assist

 

The Northfield junior varsity defeated Bluffton 41-37.

#11 Liam Johnson – 8 points, 7 rebounds
#20 Logan Peas – 20 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
#21 Jared Peas – 6 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
#22 Nate Drancik –
#25 Graydon Craig – 5 points, 3 assists, 10 rebounds, 1 steal
#30 Daniel Driscoll – 2 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds, 3 steals
#32 Peyton Frye –
#33 Jasper Long –
#34 Gage Watkins –
#42 Blakley Stevens –

 

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