NHS hoopsters edge Toads

The girls’ basketball teams at Nordhoff High School (NHS)  and The Thacher School are battling down the stretch for Frontier League playoff spots.
The two teams faced off Jan. 6 at Nordhoff with NHS walking away with a 29-17 victory. 
After the game, both programs sat at 7-5 in Frontier League action with another game scheduled for Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. on the Thacher campus.
The two teams are fighting for the final playoff berth behind Grace Brethren (12-0) and Fillmore (10-2).
After winning seven in a row, Thacher dropped its last three games while NHS has made up ground in the standings by winning four of its last six games.