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Tiger boys win, girls fall

Mike Granlund

For the Telegram

The Northwestern High School boys basketball team put three players in double figures and defeated the Barron Bears 51-38 Thursday in Maple.

Senior guard Kade Bartelt led the Tigers with 15 points, with Greg Ruhman and Brody Payton added 13 and 11, respectively.

The Tigers (10-8) are in third place in the Heart O’ North Conference with a record of 8-3 and are 10-8 overall. They played a non-conference game at Cameron and go to unbeaten Bloomer Friday.

Barron 19 19 -- 38

Northwestern 25 26 -- 51

Barron -- Mitchell Farnell 9, Warren Williams 13, Jordan Nevin 11, Carter LaLiberty 1, Garet Lettner 4. Totals: 14 6-10 38.

3-point goals — Nevin 3, Farnell.

Northwestern — Kade Bartelt 15, Greg Ruhman 13, Brody Payton 11, Jake Brill 5, Andrew Klobucher 5, Gervase Thompson 2. Totals: 19 9-14 51.

Girls basketball

The Tigers lost to the Bloomer LadyHawks 55-30 Friday in Maple.

The game was closer than the final indicated as Bloomer lead 27-20 at half and the Tigers pulled to within 29-27 early in the second half.

But after that it was all Bloomer.

Mac Correll led Northwestern with nine points, all on 3-pointers.

Bloomer improves to 15-3 overall and 11-1 in the HON.

Northwestern (12-7, 8-4) travels to Cumberland Thursday and Grantsburg Saturday.

Bloomer 27 28 55

Northwestern 20 10 30

Bloomer — Chloe Swartz 4, Sierra Reine 11, Shaina Zwiefelhofer 3, Justyne Burgess 6, Elle Kramschuster 2, Sidney Kostner 9, Rilee Luzinski 5, Emma Seibel 8, Isabella Jenneman 7. Totals 22 10-11 55.

3-point goals — Zwiefelhofer, Kostner, Seibel 2.

Northwestern — Tory Anderson 2, Mackenzie Correll 9, Karsyn Jones 5, Katie Lundeen 7, Kasha Hughlett 3, Kennedy Nelson 4. Totals 10 6-10 30.

3-point goals — Correll 3, Jones.