Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Raiders win their home finale

Posted on Feb. 22, 2014 at 10:15 p.m.

MIDDLEBURY — Northridge outlasted Columbia City 56-43 on Saturday, Feb. 22, to win its boys basketball home season finale.

The Raiders overcame a five-point second quarter and a two-point deficit at the half to beat the Eagles by 13.

Nate Ritchie led the Northridge attack with 18 points. Three other Raiders scored in double figures as well. Sam Ahonen had 13 points, Pete Smith 12 and Tom Morrison 10.

The Raiders (17-2) will look to extend their seven-game win streak Friday, Feb. 28, when they travel to DeKalb to round out their regular season.

Northridge 56, Columbia City 43

Columbia City — Mason Coverstone 15, Parker Hazen 1, Brachen Hazen 15, Justin Bachelder 7, Tyler Green 3, Ryan Masher 2. Totals: 16 6-10 43.

Northridge — Pete Smith 12, Sam Ahonen 13, Kurtis Hochstetler 3, Nate Ritchie 18, Tom Morrison 10. Totals: 18 17-21 56.

Scoring By Quarters

Columbia City — 6 15 11 13 — 43

Northridge — 13 5 16 22 — 56

3-point goals: Columbia City (5) — Coverstone 3, Bachelder, Green; Northridge (3) — Ritchie 2, Hochstetler.

Records: Northridge 17-2, Columbia City 9-11.

Next: Northridge at DeKalb Friday, Feb. 28.

JV: Northridge 43, Columbia City 31. Top scorers: Northridge — Spencer Jones 13. JV records: Northridge 13-6.

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