Local Sports Journal

Whitehall’s Matt Russell scored 28 points as the Vikings beat Oakridge 61-47 in a West Michigan Conference boys basketball game on Friday night.

The Vikings led 37-33 entering the final quarter and pulled away by outscoring Oakridge 24-14 in the final quarter.

Matt Rohen chipped in with 12 points for the Vikings.

Austin Wright led Oakridge with 17 points and Hunter Benson added 14.