Northwest won their season opener against Adrian 44-41. The Mounties trailed 12 – 9 after the first quarter. Northwest played tough defense in the second quarter, only allowing Adrian to score 4 points in the second quarter. Northwest led 26 – 16 at halftime. The boys made their free throws in the 4th quarter to hold on and win the game. Jake Maples led the way scoring 18 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Gibson Wait scored 10 points. The Mounties play this Friday at home against Harper Creek.