Grant 71 Morley Stanwood 66
Watch out for the Tigers.
With three weeks left before Grant travels south to take on Sparta in the District opener this team has began to show a bit of a bite.
After knocking off Gold contender Reed City last Friday they hosted the Mohawks who sit atop the Silver with an undefeated record.
An undefeated record that is no more.
The Tig’s jumped out to a 17-12 lead after one then kept the pressure on building the advantage to 41-28 by intermission. The ‘Hawks made a run after the half but the Tigers were up to the challenge and held off the visitors for the win.
Carter Chase canned a game high 24 points with Connor Vanderwilt hitting for 17 and Seth Schuitema also reaching double figures with 15.
Aidan McLaughlin led MS with 18 points.
Fremont 72 Tri County 36
Joshua Zerfas banged one in from beyond the arc to give the Pack a lead they would hold throughout the game.
The Vikings looked to take the air out of the ball early and slow down the high powered Packer offense but aggressive defensive play foiled the strategy as Fremont ran off the first 10 points and led 33-22 by the half.
After the break Fremont exploded out of the locker room to put up 29 points while holding the Vikes to 11 and coasted in for their 11th straight win.
Braiden McDonald continues to make his presence felt in the Packer stat book leading the team with 15 points. Calvin Miller and Logan Karnemaat hit for 10 apiece Carter Moon and Chris Kennedy each knocked down 8, Julian Echavarria scored 7 and Noah Christensen tallied 6.
Fremont is now 13-1 on the season and sit atop the Gold with an 8-1 record.
Holton 45 Fruitport Calvary 42
The Red Devils evened their mark at 7-7 with a win over Calvary.
Nate Slowik led the team in scoring with 15 while Aaron Herron dropped in 11 and Derek Pouch also hit double figures with 10.
Evart 9 White Cloud 53
The Cloud was looking to make it two in a row but they fell short on the road against the Wildcats.
Sam Venema led the Indians with 18 points, Steven Hld hit for 16 and Jake Foster dropped in 8.
Shelby 45 Hesperia 32
Tha Panthers put up a battle before falling to the Tigers in a nn conference contest. Jacob Klemundt scored 10 for Hesperia and River Montague making his second Varsity appearance notched 5 for the Panthers
Kent City 61 Newaygo 44
Tri County 42 Fremont 39
The teams battled back and forth all night before Mary Siple dropped in a shot to put the Vikings up by a point with 24 ticks left on the clock.
On the ensuing possession the Packers missed the shot and fouled sending TC to the free throw line where they closed out the game for their 4th straight win.The loss ended a 5 game win streak for the Packers now 9-4 with a 7-2 record in the Gold. The Vikings are also 9-4 and 6-3 in conference play.
Back and forth game the whole way. Mary Siple put TC ahead by 1 with just over 24 seconds left. We came down and missed and fouled. TC closed it out from the free throw line. The line was the difference in the game as TC finished 12 for 15 while Fremont was just 5 for 14
Grant 56 Morley Stanwood 46
The Tigers defeated the Mohawks in their cross conference matchup.
North Muskegon 49 Holton 45