Local Sports Journal

Tough first half defense led Montague to its first win of the season. The Wildcats beat Orchard View 61-49.

Montague (1-1) held OV to single digits in the first and second quarters and led 28-14 at halftime.

Luke VanBoxel led the Wildcats with 29 points. Chayce Lohman scored 14 points, Mike Meekhof had eight rebounds and Jacob Buchberger had four steals.

Brandon Edwards paced OV (0-2) with 17 points and five assists. Bobby Clanton had nine points and eight rebounds, Steven Reese added nine points and Makari Taylor chipped in eight points.