Muskegon Big Reds pull away late in Hall of Fame Classic victory over Spring Lake

Local Sports Journal

Thursday night, both Muskegon and Spring Lake struggled in their respective Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame Girls Basketball Classic openers.

Muskegon fell to Ludington and Spring Lake dropped its game to Mona Shores.

So, of course, Friday night’s match up was anything but a blowout.
Spring Lake led 12-6 after one quarter, while Muskegon used a 17-10 second-run to lead 23-22 at the half.
The Big Red one-point lead held through three quarters, and Muskegon held the Lakers to just three fourth-quarter points to go on to the 40-33 victory.
Muskegon’s Janiece Levelston led all scorers with 13 points, with teammate Mardrieka Cook adding 10 points in the win.
Spring Lake’s Megan VanDeWeg led the Lakers with nine points.

Muskegon 40, Spring Lake 33

MUSKEGON
Keirra Guy 1 2-3 5, Artmetria Williams 1 0-0 2, Valencer Jones 2 0-0 4, Mardrieka Cook 3 4-6 10, Jabria Wright 3 0-0 6, Janiece Levelston 5 0-0 13. Totals 15 6-9 40.

SPRING LAKE
Sierra Gipson  1 0-0 2, Brittany Beeler 3 0-3 7, Breanna Williams 0 0-2 0, Megan VanDeWeg 4 1-4 9, Jewel Wiersma 3 0-1 6, Tori Tober 0 1-2 1, Kelsee Zuidema 1 2-2 4, Meidema 1 1-4 3. Totals 12 5-18 33.

Three-point field goals: Guy, Levelston (3), Beeler. Total fouls: Muskegon 22, Spring Lake 18. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Muskegon 6-17-9-8-40
Spring Lake 12-10-8-3-33

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