Holton 64 Lakeview 36
In a game that resembled their matchup in Holton 2 ½ weeks ago the Devs took charge early and never let the ‘Cats back contention.
Coach Swanson: I really liked our defensive rotations tonight and we’re happy to get an important league win.”
The victory kept the Red Devils alone atop the Silver with a huge rematch coming up Friday when Kent City comes to town. In between Holton will be facing off with West Michigan Christian on Wednesday.
Brodrick Fialek, paced the Devs with 5 points adding t5 rebounds and 3 steals
Wyatt Monette hit for 13 points and Aidan Poling fired in 11 to go with 6 steals.
Carter Brant finished with 8 points, Kevin Erickson drained 7 and Austin Fowler matched his 6 boards with 6 points.
Holton 40 Lakeview 31
Madi Bosset let loose with 16 points to lead the Red Devils to their first back to back wins of the season in a conference matchup with the Wildcats.
Holton grabbed an early 12-4 lead after one and stretched the advantage to 26-12 by the half. The hosts rallied in the final frame to pull within 4 but the Devs hung on to seal the win
Coach Mason: “The team had a hard fought game. We saw some resiliency from our team tonight, we sort of had our backs against the wall but the girls didn’t give up or back down.. Defensively Courtney Boes had some very big rebounds and contested shots late.
“Proud of the girls for not giving up and believing in each other late in the game.”
Ryann Robins hit for 7 points and Jasmine Vriesman scored 6.
Morley Stanwood 64 White Cloud 44
Coach Jones: “We hung pretty tough in the first half, down just 9 at halftime.The second half we just simply got out played.”
Same Venema led the Indians with 19 points while Jaren Watson added 8 and Dexter Cox scored 5.
Morley Stanwood 50 White Cloud 33
The ‘Hawks stayed undefeated in the Silver and headed for a Wednesday night clash with co-leader Kent City as they handed their visitors from WC their second loss in a row..
After falling behind early the Indians got within 4 at the break but MS broke away in the third entering the 4th with a solid 19 point lead.
Alexis Strait dropped in 19 points, Carsyn Scarlavai finished with 6 points and 3 assists and Cassie Watson added 5 points and 7 rebounds.
White Cloud will look to get back on track when Lakeview visits on Friday.