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Knights Complete Sweep Over Norse


The Southwood and Northfield basketball teams gathered at Southwood Friday for their yearly home and home contest with the Knights pulling away in the fourth for a 71-47 win.

Northfield would grab a 2-0 lead on a bucket from Logan Peas before the Knights responded with a 10-0 run. Dallas Holmes would hit twice, followed by a Gabe Lloyd three before hitting again for a 10-2 lead. Graydon Holmes would stop the run along with a Peas bucket to make it 10-6 before Lloyd drained his second long ball. The Norse would fight back with a Nate Drancik bucket and a Clayton Tomlinson three for a 13-11 score. The Knights were leading 17-15 when Luke Winer and Holmes made it 20-15 after one.

The Norse would start the second with buckets from Jared Peas and Holmes to make it 20-19 before Dallas Holmes and Lloyd made it 24-19. Back came the Norse, scoring 5 straight to tie the score. Tomlinson had two buckets. Tied at 26 Holmes and Carson Rich would connect for a 30-26 lead before a Tomlinson three made it 30-29. Rich would end the scoring in the quarter with Southwood leading 32-29 at the half.

The Knights would open the third quarter on a 13-5 run to open a 45-34 lead. Dallas Holmes would score 9 points in the quarter. Tomlinson and Logan Peas would keep the Norse in striking distance with each hitting a three as the Knights led 49-40 after three.

It was lights out to start the fourth when Holmes hit three straight long balls with Rich adding one himself for a 12-0 run to start the quarter and give Southwood a 61-40 lead. After a Drancik bucket stopped the run the Knights would answer with 8 straight on the back of Braden barney and Luke Winer to go on for the 71-47 win.

Holmes 30pts 11reb 8st 1bl
Rich 11pts 3ast 2st 1bl 1reb
Barney 11pts 6reb 3ast 1bl 1st
Lloyd 8pts 3st 2ast 2reb
Winer 7pts 4st 4reb 2ast
Simons 4pts 7reb 3ast 4st
Perry 2reb
Barley 1reb

Northfield scoring : Tomlinson 17, L. Peas 7, J. Peas 2, Drancik 5, Rosen 2, Holmes 9, Ripplinger 2. Hartman 3.

Southwood won the junior varsity contest 29-28

Southwood scoring : Holloway 1, Barley 3, Winer 6, Lopez 1, Filip 17

Northfield scoring : Peas 3, Osborn 2, Haupert 2, Burns 2, Krom 12, Linkenhoker 3, Shafer 4

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