Ahonen’s 13 points leads Raider victory
MIDDLEBURY — Northridge picked up its second Northern Lakes Conference boys basketball win of the season, knocking off Plymouth 51-49 in overtime Friday night.
Sam Ahonen led the Raiders (5-9, 2-3 NLC) while Pete Smith and Nate Ritchie added 12 points apiece.
The Pilgrims played without 6-foot-9 center Mack Mercer, who did not play after a suffering a concussion earlier in the week. Joe Knapp topped Plymouth with 20 points.
Northridge’s win put the Raiders in three-way tie with Plymouth and Memorial in the bottom half of the league.
Northridge 51, Plymouth 49 (ot)
Plymouth — Joe Knapp 20, David Lee 8, Ike Kastner 1, Kyser McCrammer 2, Trenton Briles 3, Joshua Anders 4, Tom Felke 11.
Northridge — Pete Smith 12, Sam Ahonen 13, Arick Doberenz 2, Michael Presnell , Austin Moniot 6, Joey Ganyard 6, Tom Morrison , Nate Ritchie 12.
Records: Northridge 5-9 (2-3 NLC), Plymouth 11-3 (2-3 NLC).
Next: Plymouth at Mishawaka, Northridge at Fairfield, both today, Jan. 26.