Starfires fall at Northeastern, 62-53

Authored by Clint Anderson on Dec 28, 2011
Starfires fall at Northeastern, 62-53 Dustin Wanner

FOUNTAIN CITY – Northeastern shot out to an early 9-0 lead against South Adams Tuesday night in varsity boys’ basketball, holding off a couple of comeback attempts, and never relinquished its driver’s seat at it defeated the Starfires 62-53.
The Starfires (3-5) looked like a team that was suffering the effects of a long winter nap early, going the first 5:30 without a score. Northeastern (6-3) rode the hot hand of junior Andy Scripture, who scored the first nine points of the game, early, and when their go-to guy got into foul trouble the Knights hit the Starfires with a plethora of weapons.
Eight different Northeastern players scored, leaving just three t...

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