Local Sports Journal

Abby Cole dominated the inside once again and led Grand Haven to a 54-34 victory over Gaylord in a Class A regional semifinal game played at Traverse City West High School.

Cole, a 6-foot-5 senior, and a Miss Basketball candidate, scored 13 points, pulled down 13 rebounds, blocked 10 shots and dished out six assists. Taylor Craymer added 16 points and Hannah Wilkerson had nine.

Grand Haven and Gaylord were tied after one quarter, but then Grand Haven began to pull away. The Bucs led by six at the half and increased it to double digits by the end of the third quarter.

Grand Haven is now 24-0.