North Central Jets speed past Superior Central Cougars’ girls basketball team, 74-39

EBEN — It didn’t take the North Central girls long to gain control here Friday night as they cruised to a 74-39 basketball triumph over Superior Central.

The Jets led 17-8 after the first quarter and 38-13 at halftime in this Skyline Central Conference contest.

Alex Neville scored a season-high 19 points for the Jets (6-3 overall, 6-2 SCC). Andie Arsenault and Jaiden Fleetwood scored 15 apiece and Bree Arsenault had 12.

Elizabeth Molag paced the Cougars (0-9, 0-6) with 17 points. Emma Rutter added 10.

The Cougars, who lost the JV contest 40-36, host Republic-Michigamme tonight.