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Cumberland rallies past Northwestern

The Cumberland Beavers overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat the Northwestern High School boys basketball team Thursday night in Maple.

The Tigers opened up a 33-23 lead at the intermission before the Beavers turned the tables with a 40-24 advantage over the final 17 minutes.

Kobe Berghammer led Cumberland with a game-high 26 points.

Kade Bartelt led the Tigers with 21 points, which included four 3-pointers. Brody Payton was next with 15 points.

The Tigers wrap up the regular season Thursday at Ladysmith.

The WIAA playoffs begin Feb. 27.

Cumberland 23 40 — 63

Northwestern 33 24 — 57

Cumberland — Andrew Barnes 13, Jack Martens 5, Nic Burling 8, Riley Bodsberg 3, Noah Schradle 8, Kobe Berghammer 26. Totals 21 16-30 63.

3-point goals — Barnes, Martens, Bodsberg, Berghammer 2.

Northwestern — Brody Payton 15, Anthony Lupa 5, Jake Brill 2, Kade Bartelt 21, Jenner Graff 5, Andrew Klobucher 3, Sam Risley 4, Greg Ruhman 2. Totals 22 6-7 57.

3-point goals — Lupa, Bartelt 4, Graff, Klobucher.

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