Portage Northern defeats Niles 67-53

PORTAGE — Host Portage Northern outscored Niles 46-27 in the first half and went on to a 67-53 win over the Vikings in SMAC West Division action Friday night.

Niles trailed 22-14 after one and 63-38 heading into the final quarter.

Gave Rasler scored a game-high 23 points for the Vikings, who also got 15 points from Tyler Phillips.

Daryn Snow had 22 points for the Huskies.

The Vikings are now 2-12 on the year.

 

 

PORTAGE NORTHERN 67, NILES 53

At Portage

NILES 53

Don Jennings 3; Dawson Clemens 2; Derek Brown 6; Tyler Phillips 15; Gavin Rassler 23; Devin Kuemin 2; Austin Curran 2. TOTALS: 19 13-21 53.

NORTHERN 67

Tommy Henry 13; Duane Jackson 2; Javon Lassiter 8; Jalen French 4; Caleb Eustice 14; Conner Smith 2; Daryn Snow 22; Andrew Shaw 2. TOTALS: 26 11-14 67.

 

Niles                14       27       38       53

Northern        22       46       63       67

3-point baskets: Niles 2 (Brown, Rassler), Northern 4 (Lassiter 2, Eustice 2). Total fouls (fouled out): Northern 21 (none), Niles 13 (none). Varsity records: Niles 2-11 overall; Northern 12-2.

 

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