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Northview JV squads split with Patriots

Friday, January 7, 2005

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Devon Chamberlain tallied seven points for Northview in Thursday's game against Owen Valley.

The Northview junior varsity basketball squads split in their return to the hardwood on Thursday evening.

The girls' basketball picked up a 40-25 win over Owen Valley paced by strong inside play.

Stephanie Plummer and Kayla Harlan dominated in the post for the Knights, combining for 26 points against the Patriots.

Northview used an 8-1 burst in the second quarter to jump out to an 18-11 lead. The Knights continued that run in third quarter as Plummer scored eight points to extend Northview's advantage to 32-19.

From there the Knights coasted to the win, their sixth of the season against four defeats.

Krista Stearley added eight points and Kristy Fulk chipped in with six.

In the boys' contest, Owen Valley used a strong fourth quarter to hold off Northview 50-43.

The Knights fell behind 19-11 in the second quarter but got a pair of 3-pointers from Michael Medearis as part of an 8-0 run to knot the score.

Owen Valley would take a 25-24 lead into the halftime break despite Brodee Miller's eight first half points.

The Patriots would extend their lead in the second half by holding Miller and Medearis to a combined four points and getting strong guard play from Trace Temples.

The 5'10 sophomore scored all six of his points in the second half and got 11 from Cullen Cochran to pull away in the fourth quarter.

Temples drilled a 3-pointer to open the fourth period to extend their lead to 36-30. The long range shot keyed a 7-2 spurt to lead 40-32 and hit six late free throws to pick up the victory.

Medearis would lead the Knights with 12 points and Miller added 10 for Northview. Josiah Brock added eight with Devon Chamberlain contributing seven.

The Northview JV girls will be in action again on Jan. 11 at home against Cascade with the boys playing on the road at Avon.



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