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Westview boys edge Northridge

Westview used a big second half to surge past old rival Northridge, 67-60 in varsity boys basketball action Saturday night in Middlebury.

Holding a slim, 22-21 lead heading into the third period, the Warriors tallied 25 points to 21 for the Raiders to stretch their advantage to five (47-42). Junior Elijah Hales netted 10 points and sophomore Charlie Yoder sank nine during the frame.

Westview maintained its edge by out pointing Northridge, 20-18 over the last eight minutes. Junior Josh Hostetler came off the bench to score seven markers and senior guard Kenton Weaver canned six to spark the Warriors’ finishing kick.

Hales and Yoder each totaled 17 points to pace the Warriors, who improved to 2-0 with the win. Junior center Nick Rensberger chipped in 12 markers.

Weaver topped the Westview assist chart with five, followed by Hales with four. Hales also recorded four steals and Yoder added four rebounds.

Connor Utley and Nick Yoder both swished 18 points to lead the 1-1 Raiders.

GAME SUMMARY

Westview 67

Northridge 60

Scoring by quarters

  WV   11   11   25   20   -67

   NR   10   11   21   18   -60

Westview

Charlie Yoder 6, 4-6, 17; Elijah Hales 5, 6-7, 17; Nick Rensberger 5, 2-2, 12; Kenton Weaver 1, 6-6, 8; Sam Sharp 2, 0-0, 5; Jeremiah Hostetler 0, 0-0, 0; Josh Hostetler 2, 3-4, 8; Totals 21, 21-25, 67

Three-point field goals 4 (Yoder 1, Hales 1, Sharp 1, Josh Hostetler 1); Rebounds 18 (Yoder 4), Steals 5 (Hales 4); Assists 15 (Weaver 5, Hales 4); Team Fouls 13 (Fouled Out: None)

Northridge

Connor Utley 6, 4-6, 18; Braden Tadeo 1, 2-2, 5; Joey Rowan 1, 0-0, 2; Nate Bowman 0, 0-0, 0; Nick Yoder 6, 6-6, 18; Camden Knepp 4, 0-0, 9; Jackson Erekson 1, 4-4, 6; Kyle Carson 0, 0-0, 0; Micah Yoder 1, 0-0, 2; Josh Hochstetler 0, 0-0, 0; Totals 20, 16-18, 60

Three-point field goals 4 (Utley 2, Tadeo 1, Knepp 1); Team Fouls 19 (Fouled Out: None)

 

Westview shaded Prairie Heights, 37-30 in a junior varsity girls basketball game played last Friday night in Brushy Prairie.

Allie Hillman tallied 12 points and made five steals to lead the Lady Warriors. Gloria Miller pitched in nine points and 10 rebounds.