It may be below zero outside, but Northfield girls basketball is staying warm.
The Norse cruised to a 79-34 win over Clinton Central to open sectional play on Thursday. Senior Ariel Dale led the way with 20 points on the night. Northfield has now won 16 in a row, and they are now 21-2 on the season.
The Norse move on to play Tri-Central in the sectional 54 semifinals on Friday night.