drives to the basket against Wawasee Friday night. The Squires turned a close 11-7 lead after one quarter into a 70-37 win over the Warriors. Photo by Eric Christiansen
By The Paper staff
Northfield’s boys’ basketball team went 1-1 in its opening week of the basketball season.
The Norse defeated Eastbrook, 75-57, on Dec. 1, before falling to Tipton, 81-36, on Friday.
Against Eastbrook, the Norse jumped out to a 23-13 lead after one. Eastbook battled back, keeping the score close until the fourth quarter when Northfield outscored the Panthers 24-15 to ice the win.
Cody Holmes led Northfield with 26 points and Noah Shear added 20.
Austin Trump pulled down nine rebounds.
Tipton outscored Northfield 29-13 in the second and third quarters to ice the win.