Newaygo boys squander fourth-quarter lead in loss to Morley Stanwood

Local Sports Journal

Things were looking good for the visiting Newaygo Lions Tuesday night at Morley Stanwood.

Then the fourth quarter happened.

Host Morley Stanwood (8-1) outscored Newaygo 23-16 in the final frame to capture the 66-63 victory in Central States Activities Conference boys basketball action.

Morley Stanwood led by one, 29-28, after two quarters, but Newaygo (5-3) seized the lead in the third.

The Mohawks’ Tim Cainduff scored a game-high 27 points and dished out seven assists, and teammate Andrew Sackett poured in 19 more, with four blocks to boot, in the win.

Three Newaygo  players – Kyle Wright, Heath Harrington and Dakota Queen – led the Lions with 13 points.

 

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