The North Muskegon girls basketball squad finished the game strong in a 42-39 win over Hart on Thursday in a West Michigan Conference game.

The Norse (5-15, 4-10) led 11-8 after the first quarter and trailed 20-19 at halftime before outscoring Hart by a 10-9 margin during the third quarter to tie the game 29-29 heading into the final stanza.

North Muskegon closed out the game with a 13-10 fourth quarter run to pick up the league victory.

Mya Duncan paced the Norse with 21 points, four steals, five rebounds and four assists while Mickayla Greiner added eight points.

The Pirates were led by Tressa Swihart with nine points.