Josh Einertson of Northwood-Kensett passes the ball Tuesday at home against Nashua-Plainfield. Einertson scored a game-high 21 points. — Micah Bader/Albert Lea Tribune
Josh Einertson of Northwood-Kensett passes the ball Tuesday at home against Nashua-Plainfield. Einertson scored a game-high 21 points. — Micah Bader/Albert Lea Tribune

Vikings fall to Huskies

Published 1:51am Wednesday, January 8, 2014

NORTHWOOD — The Northwood-Kensett boys’ basketball team lost its third straight game Tuesday 58-49 at home against Nashua-Plainfield.

At the end of the first quarter, the Huskies held a 16-12 advantage. The Vikings made up some ground before halftime by cutting their deficit to two points. However, Nashua-Plainfield gouged Northwood-Kensett for 18 points in the third quarter to build a lead it would not relinquish.

The Vikings were led by sophomore Josh Einertson, who posted 21 points on six of 14 shooting from the field. He was nine of nine from the free-throw line.

Tom Fick and Brandon Brockman each scored eight points.

Next, Northwood-Kensett will host Rockford at 7:30 p.m. Friday.