Northern sets tone early in mercy rule win over Big Spring; Kyle Swartz scores four times

20 October 2018


By Jeffrey Kauffman: 

DILLSBURG — It was all Northern on Senior Night at Robert F. Bostic Field at Northern High School Friday night. The Polar Bears tallied four touchdowns in the opening quarter en route to a 42-7 mercy rule victory over the Big Spring Bulldogs.

Northern (6-3, 3-2 Colonial) is chasing front-running Shippensburg and West Perry, with Mifflin County being a half a game back entering the night. Northern was sitting in the No. 12 spot in the District 3 Class 5A power ratings. The Top 14 make it to the postseason.

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