Local Sports Journal

Orchard View used a big second quarter to gain the upper hand and post a 42-30 girls basketball victory over visiting Western Michigan Christian on Saturday.

The Cardinals outscored the Warriors 14-5 in the pivotal second quarter.

Jayshonna Blackshire led OV with 11 rebounds and four assists. Jaejia Hill added 10 points and eight rebounds.

The Warriors received 27 of their 30 points from two seniors. Vanessa Eekhoff had 15 points and eight rebounds while Rachel Bruinsma finished with 12 points. Julie Merz had five assists.