Tuesday Hoops Action
By N3 Sports Team
Cedar Springs 54 Grant 28
The Tigers jumped out to an early lead against a rugged group of Red Hawks but the Cedar Springs senior-laden squad used a consistent attack to forge a 7 point lead by intermission.
The second half saw the Hawks heat up from the arc while the visitors were struggling to get the ball to drop and as they entered the final period Cedar Springs had widened their lead to a 26 point margin and cruised to the win.
Laura Bouwkamp led the Tigers in scoring with 8 points.
Holton 41 Newaygo 28
The Red Devils took control in the first half to build their lead and held off the Lions for the non-conference win in the final tune-up before both teams enter league play.
Newaygo’s offense struggled again in the early going but aided by a 17 point performance by...
...Kylee Chesley and her work on the glass the team seemed to find more of a rhythm as the game progressed.
"Overall I was happy with the way we responded in the second half,” said Lion Head Coach Nate Thomasma. “The team really picked up their intensity.”
“Faith Smith put together a very good game overall and played well defensively.”
Newaygo opens conference play against the Coyotes of Reed City Friday on the road.
Fremont 58 Shelby 30
Fremont opened its season with a convincing win at home over the Shelby as 10 different Packers scored led by Connor Gronso with 13 points and Ryan Geeting with 11 points. Dominick Byrne dished out a team high 8 assists.
Fremont took control early leading 24-7 after one quarter with 8 different players scoring in the first. By the time the teams hit halftime the Pack had taken a 35-13 lead and held back the Tigers to secure the win.
As a team the Packers posted 22 assists while only committing 7 turnovers.
Spencer Brown led Shelby with 11 points.
Hart 62, White Cloud 40.
The Cloud dropped their opener to the Pirates.
Jordan Carter had 11 points Andy Newfer added 9 to lead the Indians who open league play Friday when they travel to Lakeview to face the Wildcats.