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Northrop girls top Dwenger in OT


The Northrop girls overcame a halftime deficit against visiting Bishop Dwenger to win 58-55 in overtime on Friday night.

Sophomore Amanda Thatcher led the Bruins (3-3) with 25 points and four steals. Junior TiAuna White scored 22 points with four steals and two blocks, and sophomore Destiny Jackson stuffed the stats sheet with nine points, 15 rebounds, six assists, five steals and three blocks. The win was the first SAC victory of the season for the Bruins.

Senior Carissa Wiegman led the Saints (7-2) with 12 points, and senior Molly Ream scored 10. Bishop Dwenger has now lost two in a row after opening the season with seven straight wins.

NORWELL 45, HUNTINGTON NORTH 35: At Ossian, the Knights scored just three points in the third quarter but outscored the Vikings 16-8 in the final period to improve to 7-1. Maiah Shelton scored 17 points and made 11 rebounds and Kaylee Fuelling scored 12 for Norwell. The Knights made 21 steals as a team, led by Lauren Bales' six. 


CENTRAL NOBLE 57, ANGOLA 36: At Albion, sophomore Connor Essegian scored 26 points on 50% shooting from the field as the Cougars improved to 2-0 with a comfortable win over their first NECC opponent of the season. Essegian also made three steals, as did junior Sawyer Yoder, who scored 11 points. Dyer Ball scored 22 points for the Hornets (1-1).

CHURUBUSCO 56, WESTVIEW 50: At Topeka, Jackson Paul scored 22 points and made seven rebounds as Eagles improved to 1-1. Hunter Perlich scored 18 points and had five rebounds, while Noah Wolfe scored nine points with three assists and three steals. Charlie Yoder scored 28 points for Westview. 

LEO 56, HERITAGE 31: At Monroeville, Blake Davison scored 21 points and DJ Allen scored 10 as the Lions improved to 3-0. They held the Patriots (0-2) to just seven points in the first half. Luke Saylor led the Patriots with 14 points.  

BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 74, NEW HAVEN  48: At New Haven, junior Caleb Furst scored 23 points and made 18 rebounds, junior Marcus Davidson scored 20 and sophomore Jake Boyer recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The teams were tied 31-31 at halftime, but the Braves (2-0) outscored the Bulldogs (2-1) 23-11 in the third quarter. New Haven sophomore Ja'kar Williams led the Bulldogs with 16 points. 

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