Shriver Shines Again
Jaylee Long Cans 22
Cloud Defense Stifles MS
Fremont 46 Grant 44
For the second time in a row the Packers took the opposition into overtime and for the second time they emerged on top.
Once again Chloe Shriver played a pivotal role hitting a baseline runner as time expired to send the game into that extra period.
“It was a close and exciting game the whole whole way as both teams played hard and tough defense,” aid Packer Coach John Krim. “Both teams played well enough to win.” Paige Vandenberg took down 10 boards to go with her team high 15 points for the Pack and Natalie Jamieson hit for 14 including 4 straight points to open the overtime period.
KirstynThroop finished with a game high 16 points for the host Tigers including accounting for all 6 of Grant’s points in OT..
Fremont is now 6-3 and alone in second place at 4-1 in conference play. Grant is now 3-5 overall and 3-2 in the Gold.
Newaygo 63 Tri-County 45
Newaygo was coming off a tough loss on Thursday and on the road at Tri County where the Vikes forged a 32-31 lead by intermission.
The Lions roared out of the locker room canning 24 points in the third while holding their hosts to 7. The 16 point edge entering the final frame proved to more than enough as Newaygo got back on track with their 3rd win in the last 4 games.
Lion Coach Nate Thomasma:
"It was a good bounce back win for us. After a slow start, we came out and played a great 2nd half. It was great to get back into the win column but we have to play more consistently."
Jaylee Long led the way for the visitors pouring in 22 points and dishing out 6 assists while Jaxi Long hit for 14 points and pulled down 5 rebounds. Lily Ruehmeier rejected a trio of Viking attempts, grabbed a team high 7 boards, and knocked down 9 points in the win
Jessica Thompson paced the Viking scoring finishing with 13 points.
Newaygo improves to 5-2 overall and 3-2 in conference play while Tri-County drops to 4-3 and 3-2 in the Gold.
White Cloud 38 Morley Stanwood 31
The White Cloud Girls hosted arch rival Morley Stanwood and came out victorious in a hard fought, defensive game.
Hannah Brown fired in 19 points to go with 3 steals, and 3 assists while Hallie Schulz added 5 points including a huge three pointer late in the 4th quarter to help the Cloud take control of the game. Olivia Bowman pulled down a half dozen boards to go with her 5 points.
The Indians went 8-8 from the line in crucial moments to seal the victory.
Breanna Berry led the Mohawks with 16 points.
White Cloud is now alone in second place with a 3-1 conference mark and sits at 5-2 overall. MS falls to 2-2 in the Silver and 3-4 overall.
Lakeview 39 Holton 28
Kent City 87 Hesperia 23