The Northfield boys basketball team fell to Eastern 49-39 Tuesday.
The Norse charged late but could not overcome the deficit of the first half. The Norse trailed at the half, 11-24, and outscored the Comets 28-25 in the second half for the final.
The Northfield offense was led by Eli Kroh, with 12 pts (2/5 Three pointers, 1/4 Two pointers, and 4/4 Free Throws), Dillon Tomlinson with 9 points (1 Three pointer and 6/6 free throws), and Jaxton Peas (3/6 Two Pointers, and 2/4 Free throws).
Although the Norse fell short on the scoreboard, they were able to shoot 85% from the stipe (12 of 14), out rebound the Comets (31 NF / 17 Eastern). Defensively, Dillon Tomlins had 5 of Northfields 11 steals. And Paul Treska, Jaxton Peas, Jake Halderman, and Eli Kroh each pulled down 6 of Northfields 31 total rebounds.