Girls basketball roundup: Grand Haven rallies to beat Hudsonville in O-K Red action

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The Grand Haven girls basketball team used a huge second half to rally and beat Hudsonville 51-44 in an O-K Red matchup on Tuesday.

Trailing 17-9 after the first quarter, the Bucs cut their deficit to 26-23 at halftime, then outscored the Eagles 29-18 in the second half to steal the victory.

Grand Haven, now 8-2 overall and 2-1 in the conference, was led by Alli Keyser with 21 points and five steals while Sophie Mariani chipped in a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds to go along with five steals.

O-K BLUE

SPRING LAKE 37, COOPERSVILLE 25 РThe Lakers used a balanced attack to pull out the conference victory. Madeline Zenas paced Spring Lake with nine points and 14 rebounds. Linsey Paggeot added eight points, and hit a critical triple when the Lakers were down by one point early in the fourth quarter. Jenna Core and Phoebe Saunders each added seven points. Core had 11 rebounds and Saunders helped seal the victory by hitting her last four free throws. Madelyn Nelson finished with six points and led the Laker defense. Spring Lake is now 2-2 in the O-K Blue.

CSAA

FREMONT 45, GRANT 31 – Leading 13-6 after the first, Fremont came out flat in the second quarter and trailed 24-18 at the half. But the Packers recovered and outscored the Tigers 27-7 in the second half to run away with the win. Calla Miller led the way with 12 points and five steals while Anna Patenge added 10 points.

ALLIANCE CONFERENCE

FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTIAN 48, WYOMING POTTER’S HOUSE 26 – Kelsey Richards had a huge night with 28 points, 12 rebounds and five steals to lead Fruitport Calvary to the league win. Brionna Johnson tied the Fruitport Calvary school record with 25 rebounds. Johnson and Emily Wesner each scored eight points while Kristina Warren had six assists. The Eagles won their 36th straight Alliance Conference game and improved to 6-3 overall and 2-0 in the league.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 65, HESPERIA 33 – The Warriors improved to 9-1 on the season with a dominating win over Hesperia. After building an 18-7 first quarter lead, WMC look a 32-14 advantage into halftime and led 49-27 after three. Aubrey Goorman had 17 points and six steals to lead WMC. Jenna Houskamp and Anna Sytsema added 13 and 12 points, respectively. Emily Bayle led the Panthers with 17 points.

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 60, WHITEHALL 37 – Talia Tyler scored 15 of her 22 points in the second half to help MCC, now 8-3 overall, pull away from Whitehall (6-4). The Crusaders led 17-7 after the first quarter, 29-17 at the half, and 41-25 after three. Tyler’s 22 points led all scorers. Lauren Doriot added nine for MCC. Kacy Jefferies led the Vikings with eight points and Bailee Spicklemire¬† had four steals.

HOLTON 43, RAVENNA 38 – Kayleigh Piper scored 16 points to lead Holton (2-8) to the tight non-league victory over the Bulldogs (1-10). Jessica McWatters had 14 points, five steals and five assists to lead Ravenna while Analiese Postema added nine points and eight rebounds.

 

 

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