NDN basketball

Pierce stormed from a 12-7 deficit to end the first quarter with 13-straight points to begin the second quarter, and the second-seeded Bluejays ended third-seeded Norfolk Catholic's season 58-42 in the Class C1-7 boys basketball subdistrict semifinals Tuesday night at Norfolk High School.

Pierce (14-9) will face top-seeded Battle Creek (17-7) in Thursday's subdistrict final, with the winner of that game advancing to Saturday's district finals.

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