Northmor girls claim league win against Centerburg


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Strong play in the first half propelled Northmor’s girls’ basketball team to a 42-36 win over Centerburg in a league battle Tuesday night.

The Knights took an 8-6 lead after the opening period and outscored their opponents 11-5 in the second to go in front by eight at the half. While the Trojans took the third 13-12 and the fourth 12-11, they would be unable to make up their deficit.

Northmor, who improved to 7-5 overall and 5-3 in league play with the win, got 15 points from Madison Swihart and 14 more from Karalee Patterson.

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