Northwestern defeats Graham


SPRINGFIELD – Northwestern rallied to beat Graham, 23-13, late Friday night in CBC/MRD football.

The Falcons and Warriors played a scoreless first quarter, and Graham took a 13-6 lead into the half.

Northwestern rallied to take a 16-13 lead after three periods.

The game was delayed for half an hour with nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter when a ball boy was injured on the sideline and had to be airlifted to a hospital.

Graham (2-7, 1-3) finishes its season next Friday night by hosting Urbana.