Panthers persevere to claim Bankers title

Northridge senior Juliana Weaver slides between NorthWood defenders Kendal Miller (11) and Kate Rulli to take a shot during the second half of the title game of the Bankers Classic on Saturday. NorthWood won the title by beating the Raiders, 42-32.

MIDDLEBURY — In high school basketball, a team doesn't get style points for playing well in a win.

Saturday afternoon in the title game of the Northridge Bankers Classic tournament, the NorthWood girls basketball team persevered through fatigue, first half foul trouble and turnovers woes, to defeat the host Raiders, 42-32, to claim the title for the second straight year.

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