BELVIDERE (WREX) — Belvidere North showed that when they're clicking on all cylinders, they'll be a threat in the NIC-10 this year. The Lady Blue Thunder beat East, 67-24, to open NIC-10 play with a win.
Senior Madison Diercks led the way with 25 points, scoring 18 of them in the first quarter alone. Diercks opened the game with a corner 3, then stole the ball and scored another basket for a quick 5-0 lead. Belvidere North never looked back. Diercks tallied 23 points in the first half, before sitting most of the 2nd half.