Local Sports Journal

Western Michigan Christian moved into the Class D district finals with a 43-28 win over Holland Black River on Wednesday night.

The Warriors will take on Saugatuck, a 48-35 winner over Fennville, on Friday at 6 p.m. at Saugatuck High School.

Against Black River, the Warriors jumped out to a 13-3 lead after one quarter and led 18-15 at halftime.

WMC outscored Black River 25-13 in the second half to pull away.

Julie Merz led WMC with 13 points and Vanessa Eekhoff added 10.