Local Sports Journal

Mason County Central couldn’t sneak past visiting Manistee in its girls basketball season opener on Monday, falling 48-43.

The Spartans held a 27-26 halftime lead, but their offense struggled in the second half with just five third-quarter points.

Madison Geers led MCC with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Tayton Bladvik chipped in 10 points and four steals.