Grand Haven boys second half surge falls short at Grand Rapids Catholic

Local Sports Journal

Grand Haven faced a 30-15 halftime deficit at Grand Rapids Catholic Central before a second half comeback.

But the Bucs ran out of time before being able to pull even with the Cougars, and fell in nonconference action, 44-40.

After being outscored 18-8 in the second quarter, Grand Haven regrouped in the lockeroom and came out and held GRCC to six points, cutting the lead to 36-25. The Bucs added a 15-8 advantage in the fourth but it wasn’t enough.

Sean Steffel led the Bucs with 17 points and Ty VanWieren finished with 13.

Grand Rapids Catholic Central 44, Grand Haven 40

 

Grand RapidsCatholic Central 44, Grand Haven 40

GRAND HAVEN
Sean Steffel 5 4-8 17, Isaak Newhouse 3 0-0 5, Connor Grimes 3 0-0 5, Ty VanWieren 4 5-7 13. Totals 15 9-15 40.

GR CATHOLIC
Rhyheem Stokes 2 0-0 4, Peter Firlik 1 0-0 3, Shane Johnson 3 1-2 7, Joe Price 2 0-0 4, Jon Marosi 6 3-7 16, DeMarkus Stuckey 3 3-6 10. Totals 17 7-15 44.

Grand Haven 7 8 10 15 – 40
GR Catholic 12 18 6 8 – 44

3-pointers: Steffel 3, Newhouse, Grimes, Firlik, Marosi, Stuckey.

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