Friday’s H.S. Basketball Results

 

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Lakeshore 71, Niles 53
The Lancers started to pull away late in the third quarter as they remained undefeated. Dylan Clem led Lakeshore with a game high 17 points. The Lancers also got 14 points from Grant Gondrezick and 13 from JJ Bushu. Cerious Wilson scored 15 in the loss for the Vikings. The win lifts Lakeshore to 9-0 on the season and 4-0 in the SMAC West Division. Niles falls to 1-3 in the division and 2-7 overall.

Portage Central 61, St. Joe 43
Leading by one after the first quarter, Portage Central started to slowly pull away in the second on their way to the SMAC West Division win. Jeremiah Sterling scored 12 points in the loss for St. Joe, Conner Wright added 11. The win lifts Central to 4-0 in the division and 8-0 overall. St. Joe falls to 3-7 on the season and 2-2 in the division.

Lawrence 34, Michigan Lutheran 33
Brandon Lopez scored 14 points to help lead the Tigers to the BCS Conference win.

Howardsville Christian 52,  Countryside Academy 38
Jason Jergens poured in a game high 33 points for the Eagles.  Lamarion Gordon scored nine points in the loss for the Cougars, Terrance Allen and Jeffery Brown each added eight.

River Valley 42, New Buffalo 27
Leading by just five after three quarters, River Valley outscored New Buffalo 13-3 in the fourth to seal the BCS Conference win. Wil Korbel led the Mustangs with 11 points, Matthew Schmidt added ten. Ryan Vinson scored nine points in the loss for the Bison.

Gobles 73, Martin 66   2OT
Martin rallied to tie the game late with Gobles coming up with a big defensive stand in the closing seconds to send the game into overtime. They needed another defensive stop to send it to the second overtime. The Tigers then controlled the second extra period to seal the SAC win. Karsen Tackett led Gobles with 29 points, including going 13 for 15 at the free throw line

ELSEWHERE…
SMAC
Portage Northern 50, Mattawan 30
Battle Creek Central 70, Loy Norrix 17
Gull Lake 47, Lakeview 39

BCS
Buchanan 60, Berrien Springs 57   OT
Bridgman 54, Comstock 29
Parchment 69, Brandywine 65

SAC
Coloma 61, Watervliet 50
Lawton 40, Kalamazoo Christian 35
Constantine 65, Galesburg-Augusta 26
Schoolcraft 68, Delton Kellogg 30
Fennville 53, Saugatuck 40

SOUTHWEST 10
Marcellus 68, Cassopolis 58

WOLVERINE
South Haven 59, Allegan 56 OT
Dowagiac 79, Three Rivers 54
Edwardsburg 53, Vicksburg 43
Otsego 73, Paw Paw 53
Sturgis 55, Plainwell 48

NON-CONFERENCE
Grand Blanc 80, Kalamazoo Central 73

 

 

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Niles 70, Lakeshore 23
The Vikings opened the game on a 12-0 run and never looked back. Senior guard Alysia Patterson led Niles with 22 points, four assists, and five steals. Amara Palmer added 16 points, four assists, six rebounds, and six steals as the Vikings improve to 6-4 on the season and 3-2 in the SMAC West Division. Lakeshore falls to 1-4 in the division and 3-7 overall.

St. Joe 34, Portage Central 26
The Lady Bears trailed by three at the half but dominated after the break to pull out the SMAC West Division road win. Symone King paced St. Joe with ten points and five rebounds. Karly Klaer added six points, five rebounds, and two steals and two steals as the Bears take sole possession of first place in the SMAC West at 5-0 in the division and 8-4 overall.

Howardsville Christian 29,  Countryside Academy 16
Trinity Hostetler led Christian with a game high 13 points.  Carolina Pullen scored 11 in the loss for the Cougars.

ELSEWHERE…
SMAC
Mattawan 45, Portage Northern 21
Battle Creek Central 70, Loy Norrix 16
Lakeview 52, Gull Lake 47

BCS
Bridgman 26, Comstock 24
River Valley 36, New Buffalo 25
Brandywine 75, Parchment 33

SAC
Coloma 56, Watervliet 36
Gobles 33, Martin 31
Kalamazoo Christian 50, Lawton 14
Galesburg-Augusta 47, Constantine 45
Schoolcraft 49, Delton Kellogg 30
Saugatuck 29, Fennville 18

SOUTHWEST 10
Cassopolis 45, Marcellus 32

WOLVERINE
South Haven 56, Allegan 26
Three Rivers 61, Dowagiac 18
Edwardsburg 68, Vicksburg 35
Otsego 60, Paw Paw 34
Plainwell 50, Sturgis 21