Senior guard Harrison Nelson hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead Northwestern to a 78-39 Heart O’ North Conference victory over Hayward in high school basketball Monday, Feb. 8, in Maple.

Northwestern’s Monte Mayberry (2) scores over Hayward’s Niizhoo Sullivan (14)  in the first half of the Tigers game in Maple Monday night. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)
Northwestern’s Monte Mayberry (2) scores over Hayward’s Niizhoo Sullivan (14) in the first half of the Tigers game in Maple Monday night. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Monte Mayberry added 12 points as the Tigers jumped out to a 44-12 halftime lead in coasting to the win just one game after a tough 75-74 loss at Cameron Saturday, Feb. 6. Cole Lahti and John Grohn chipped in nine points apiece as 10 players got into the scoring column for Northwestern (14-7 overall, 12-3 HON).

Elijah Heyworth and Ayden Froemel scored 10 points apiece to lead the Hurricanes (2-17, 2-15).

Hayward 12-27—39

Northwestern 44-34—78

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Hayward — Chase McCallum 2, Henry Schmitt 6, Elijah Heyworth 10, Ayden Froemel 10, Niizhoo Sullivan 6, Tanner Poppe 2, Owen Stamp 3. Totals 13 10-13 39.

3-point goals — Heyworth 2, Sullivan.

Northwestern — Monte Mayberry 12, Aiden Kroeplin 7, Harrison Nelson 17, Bennett Nelson 8, Mason Dupree 4. Jase Nelson 3, Evan Moreau 3, Cole Lahti 9, C.J. Thompson 6, John Grohn 9. Totals 33 6-7 78.

3-point goals — H. Nelson 3, Kroeplin, Lahti, Moreau.