Norway girls beat Rapid River, 53-37

RAPID RIVER – Mackenzie Clifford netted 15 points, and Andi Carlson chipped in 10, as Norway cruised past Rapid River 53-37 in Skyline Central Conference girls basketball Friday.

“We got off to a slow start until we started to put some pressure on them and started forcing turnovers,” said Norway head coach Joe Tinti. “We made a nice run going into halftime and played some excellent defense in the second quarter.”

Natalie Belanger led Rapid River with 15 points.

Norway, who improves to 5-3 (5-2 SCC) return home to host Bark River-Harris on Monday, before traveling to North Central on Friday for a varsity only matchup at 6 p.m.

Norway also won the jayvee game, led by Jada Freudinger with 19 points.

Norway 4 14 11 24 — 53

R. River 7 1 1 2 17 — 37

NORWAY: Popp 6, Lindsley 3, VanHolla 2, Adams 2, Chellew 5. Clifford 15, Carlson 10, Freudinger 2, Burklund 8; FT: 9-22; F: 17; 3-point FG: None.


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