Caswell’s Lay-Up Sends North Country Past Hartford

NEWPORT–After suffering a tough 57-22 loss to Essex on Thursday evening, the North Country girls basketball team suited up again on Friday night to host the Hartford Lady Hurricanes.After getting out to a huge a lead, the Falcons endured a second half rally by the Lady Canes to hold on for a 36-34 win."I am proud and ecstatic for my girls for holding on and pulling out the win," said NCU coach Christiane Brown. "It was definitely a game of two halves, and in the second we really showed our mental toughness."For the full story, see the Express on 1-27-13.