Local Sports Journal

North Muskegon held off a Hart rally to earn a 66-56 West Michigan Conference win over visiting Hart on Friday night.

The Norsemen led 34-21 at halftime, but Hart cut the lead to 47-45 after three quarters before NM pulled away with a 19-11 scoring advantage in the final quarter.

Sam Powell led the Norsemen with 18 points and Wil Byl added 12 points.

Ryan Gannon chipped in with 11 points for NM and Tony Gordon scored 10.

Gilberto Colon led the Pirates with 19 points, Torian Williams added 17 and Brandon Amstutz scored 11 points.