Northmor girls win league contest; Highland drops game to Trojans


By Rob Hamilton

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Northmor pulled away from visiting Elgin in overtime to take a 44-35 win Thursday.

In moving to 3-2 overall and 3-1 in league play, the Knights trailed through much of the first half, with Elgin holding a 10-9 lead after the opening period of play and then up 19-14 at the half. Northmor battled back in the third quarter to take a 28-26 lead. Elgin sent the game to overtime at 33-33, but the Knights outscored them 11-2 in the extra session to win.

Cristianna Boggs led the Knights with 15 points, while Maddie Swihart hit three three-pointers on her way to 13. Also, Lindsey Wiseman scored eight.

Highland Scots

Centerburg used a big second quarter to outscore host Highland by a 46-35 margin Thursday.

The Trojans led 11-8 after the first quarter, but outscored the Scots 16-4 in the second period to lead 27-12 at the half. Highland took the second half by a 23-19 margin, but would not be able to catch up to Centerburg.

Taylor Belcher led Highland with nine points, while Harlee Steck and Kenzie Fuller both tallied eight.

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS

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