St. Joe 47, Niles 42
Brennen Kerns scored seven of his team high 12 points in the fourth quarter to help lift the Bears to the SMAC West Division win over the Vikings. The game was close all night with St. Joe leading by three after the first quarter, Niles tied it at 24 going into the half, and then took a one point lead after three. Niles’ Brayden Lake tied Kerns for game high honors with 12 points.
Lakeshore 65, Mattawan 42
The Lancers outscored the Wildcats 35-17 over the middle two quarters to pull away for the SMAC West Division win. Ben Brower led Lakeshore with 14 points. JJ Bushu added 11 points and the Lancers remain unbeaten on the season.
Howardsville Christian 65, Lake Michigan Catholic 26
The Howardsville Christian defense limited the Lakers to just seven points in the second half to come away with the BCS Conference win. Jake Koenig scored 12 points in the loss for Catholic. Josh Rose led the Eagles with a game high 15 points.
Gobles 60, Coloma 58
With Goble leading 58-50 late, Coloma hit two free throws and then back-to-back three pointers to tie the game with :06 left. Trevor King then hit a layup with just under one second left to lift the Tigers to the win. Hunter Tenbusschen and Karsen Tackett each scored 18 points for Gobles.
River Valley 42, Lawrence 28
Kaleb Smith scored eight points in the loss for Lawrence.
New Buffalo 60, Covert 16
Already leading by nine, the Bison outscored the Bulldogs 43-9 over the middle two quarters to pull away for the BCS Conference win. New Buffalo got 22 points from Anthony Lijewski and 14 from Kaden Parmley. Hector Hernandez scored nine points in the loss for Covert.
Hartford 62, Decatur 51
The Indians pick up the Southwest 10 win over the Raiders behind an 18 point performance from Elijah Rodarte. Aaron Sinclair added 12 as Hartford improves to 4-3 on the season.
Portage Central 61, Portage Northern 45
Kalamazoo Central 84, Gull Lake 56
Michigan Lutheran 41, Countryside Academy 38
Comstock 51, Berrien Springs 48
Bridgman 75, Parchment 55
Brandywine 66, Buchanan 56
River Valley 42, Lawrence 28
Watervliet 63, Saugatuck 45
Delton Kellogg 44, Lawton 37
Fennville 72, Martin 66
Kalamazoo Hackett 29, Constantine 25
Schoolcraft 75, Galesburg-Augusta 19
Cassopolis 64, Eau Claire 48
Centreville 66, Bangor 31
Marcellus 63, Bloomingdale 55
White Pigeon 53, Mendon 34
Edwardsburg 63, South Haven 41
Dowagiac 57, Vicksburg 50
Paw Paw 78, Allegan 67
Otsego 67, Plainwell 49
Sturgis 62, Three Rivers 56
St. Joe 59, Niles 54
Symone King poured in 24 points as St. Joe held off Niles to earn the SMAC West Division win. The Vikings had no answer for King’s presence in the post as she dominated play in the paint. Niles fought back from a ten point first half deficit, but couldn’t pull it off. Amara Palmer led the Vikings with a game high 27 points. Niles also got 19 points from Alycia Patterson, including her 1,000th career point.
Mattawan 50, Lakeshore 29
The Wildcats used a strong second quarter performance to pull out the SMAC West Division win. Already leading by seven, Mattawan outscored the Lancers by ten in that second period. Hollee Hercik led the Lancers with ten points, Riley Pifer added seven.
Michigan Lutheran 63, Countryside Academy 10
The Titans set the ton early as they limited the Cougars to just one first half point, taking a 32-1 lead into the break. Alexia Tobias led three players in double figures for Lutheran with a game high 13 points. Carolyn Deneau scored six points in the loss for Countryside. The win lifts the Titans to 9-0 on the season and 7-0 in the BCS White Division.
Comstock 40, Berrien Springs 37 OT
The Shamrocks rallied to send the game into overtime but the comeback bid fell just short as the Colts pulled out the BCS Conference win. Hillary Dortch scored 17 points in the loss for Berrien Springs.
Decatur 43, Hartford 32
The Indians drop a Southwest 10 decision to the Raiders despite getting 14 points from Megan Nelson and 11 from Jaelyne Galvan.
Centreville 51, Bangor 14
The Vikings fall to Centreville in Southwest 1o play despite an eight point/11 rebound effort from Amara Littlefield.
Portage Central 50, Portage Northern 17
Kalamazoo Central 53, Gull Lake 47
Lakeview 66, Loy Norrix 29
Bridgman 48, Parchment 42 OT
New Buffalo 57, Covert 4
Coloma 38, Gobles 36
Saugatuck 56, Watervliet 36
Martin 52, Fennville 41
Delton Kellogg 54, Lawton 27
Kalamazoo Hackett 54, Constantine 39
Schoolcraft 53, Galesburg-Augusta 21
Bloomingdale 59, Marcellus 29
Edwardsburg 54, South Haven 8
Vicksburg 57, Dowagiac 33
Allegan 51, Paw Paw 45
Plainwell 45, Otsego 28
Three Rivers 62, Sturgis 13