NDN basketball

BATTLE CREEK — Behind another big night from senior Noah Schutte, Class D No. 4 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge crushed their way to an 18-point lead with almost 6½ minutes left in the first half, and then the Bears put away Class C No. 3 Battle Creek in the fourth quarter for a 63-43 victory in non-conference play Thursday night.

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WISNER – Sometimes you need some luck and North Bend Central created its own on Friday. The Tigers scored five points in the final five seconds of regulation to force overtime, then outscored Norfolk Catholic 10-2 in the extra session for a 55-47 victory in the C1-3 district final here.

The Norfolk High boys won their last home game of the 2019-20 season Friday night--a Class A District A-1 play-in game against Lincoln High--and produced their largest point total of the season in the process.

Norfolk's balanced scoring--featuring Cameron Eisenhauer's 33 points, along with Kallan Herman's 21, Tyson Stelling's 16, and Isaac Heimes' 10 all helped the Panthers defeat Lincoln High 84-72 Friday night in a Class A District A-1 play-in game.