Local Sports Journal

While it is often the case that folks can disagree exactly when a game is won or lost, that can’t be said about Fremont’s 53-45 victory Friday night over Lakes 8 foe Ludington.

That is, the Packers won the contest primary because of a huge second quarter.

The Packers sit atop the league with a perfect 3-0 conference record.

Tied 8-8 after one, Fremont (3-2, 3-0) put the Orioles back on their heels in the second, exploding on a 21-5 run that put the host Packers up 29-13 at the break.

Ironically, Ludington (3-3, 1-2)  ran out to an 8-2 lead before their offense stalled.

But things weren’t over yet. The Packers found themselves under pressure in the second half.

“A combination of 10 second half turnovers and 11 missed free throws allowed Ludington to tie the game up with four minutes to go,” said Fremont head coach Peter Zerfas ”But we scored on the next possession and led the rest of the way.”

Senior guard Dylan Krim led the Packers with 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while senior center Blake Siersema finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds in the win.

Noah Lamont led Ludington with nine points.