Boys hoops roundup: Kent City beats Grand River Prep, finishes regular season 20-0

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The Kent City boy’s basketball team wrapped up its first perfect 20-0 regular season in program history with a 69-37 victory over Grand River Prep on Thursday.

The Eagles led 24-7 after the first quarter, 36-17 at the half, and 56-24 after three to cruise to the victory.

Eli Carlson and Fraser Wilson led the Eagles with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Twelve different players put points on the board for Kent City.

RAVENNA 40, HOLTON 22 – The Bulldogs jumped out to a 16-6 advantage after the first quarter and led 26-12 at halftime and 38-14 after three quarters. Connor Kilbourne led Ravenna (11-9) with 16 points while Ryan Osmer added 11 points and six rebounds.

ORCHARD VIEW 48, TRI COUNTY 31 – The Cardinals used a great first half performance to pull away for a win over the Vikings. Orchard View started out hot, jumping out to a 12-4 lead after the first quarter and 30-10 at halftime. Ke’Ontae Barnes led the Cardinals (10-10) with 17 points and added six rebounds.

WHITEHALL 54, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 40 – The Vikings used a big third quarter to wrap up the regular season with a win. MCC jumped out to an 11-10 lead after the first quarter, but the Vikings pulled ahead 23-20 by halftime. Whitehall took control with an 18-11 edge in the third quarter and a 13-9 advantage in the fourth. Whitehall, which finished the regular season 13-7, was led by Brandon Rake’s double-double of 22 points and 13 rebounds.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 62, OAKRIDGE 51 – Hayden Hubers’ 18 points helped lead the Warriors to their season finale victory. WMC (12-8) jumped out to a 21-11 lead in the first quarter and maintained their edge throughout the game. Tyler VanBeek added 10 points for the Warriors while Tyler Somers scored eight points and grabbed eight boards.

GRANT 56, SHELBY 5 1 – The back-and-forth contest ended up badly for Shelby in the season finale for both teams. Grant jumped out to a 16-8 lead after the first quarter, but Shelby rallied and only trailed 27-26 at the half.  Grant came out hot in the third quarter and built a 47-33 lead. Shelby rallied in the fourth but came up short. Kristian Oberlin led Shelby with 16 points while Tyler Schouten added 10.

 

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