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Norse Complete Sweep At North Miami


The Northfield girls and boys team headed for North Miami Friday, coming away with four wins.

The first varsity match was the girls with the 16-2 Lady Norse taking on the 14-3 Lady Warriors. The Norse, riding tired legs would get off to a good start and never look back in a 46-33 win.

Kyra Kennedy would put the Norse up 4-0, followed by a bucket from Ariel Dale before Kennedy scored again for an 7-0 lead. Bailey Keim would stop the run with a bucket before Emma Hoover ended the scoring in the quarter with Northfield leading 9-2.

Addi Baker would get the Norse going in the second with a couple buckets as the lead grew to 16-2 before Hannah Hall and Keim made it 16-6. The Norse would continue with their depth to increase their lead to 23-8 before again Keim and Hall hit to make it 25-12 at the half.

The Warriors would make a move early in the third with Hall and Taylor Tinney leading a 6-3 start to cut the Norse lead to 26-18 when Kelcie Thomson drained a three that ignited a 9-0 Norse run to give them a 35-18 lead after three.

The two teams would trade buckets the entire fourth quarter with MaryAnn Freeman leading the Warriors with 6 points in the quarter. The Norse would have five different players score in the quarter as they defeated North Miami 46-33.

Northfield scoring : Dale 9, Keaffaber 2, Thomson 4, Kennedy 8, Baker 11, Hoover 6, Stout 6

The boys would follow the girls game with North Miami jumping out to a first quarter lead before the Norse gained control in a 74-53 win.

Nate Musselman would hit the first bucket of the game and was followed by a Dariab Hanley bucket and a Tristan Working three for an 8-0 lead. Clayton Tomlinson would stop the run before Braxton Beall made it 10-2. Logan Peas would then hit a bucket and two free throws to slice the Warriors lead to 10-6 before Alex Masters and Musselman hit long balls. North Miami led 18-12 after one.

The Norse would turn the table in the second quarter, starting the quarter on a 6-0 run and out score North Miami 20-2 in the quarter. Tomlinson led the way with 11 points in the quarter with Jared Peas adding 6. Northfield led 32-20 at the half.

The Norse would maintain their lead in the third with Graydon Homes leading the way with 7 points. Tomlinson and Jared Peas would each add 5. The Warriors got 8 points from Working with Greg Sonafrank chipping in a bucket. Northfield led 49-33 after three.

The fourth quarter would turn into a track meet with 45 total points being scored. Northfield put five players in the scoring column with Nate Drancik scoring 8 points. The Warriors would also have five players score with Working leading with 8. Northfield went on to win 74-53.

Northfield scoring : Tomlinson 20, L. Peas 8, J Peas 15, Drancik 12, Rosen 3, Holmes 10, Johnson 5.

Northfield won both junior varsity contest.

CLICK HERE for photos from all the games.

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