Local Sports Journal

Tenacious defense and a strong first quarter led Orchard View girls basketball team to victory on Tuesday as the Cardinals defeated West Michigan Christian 48-22.

The Cardinals (5-2) shut out the Warriors in the first quarter 14-0 and led 31-16 after three quarters.

Jayshonna Blackshire’s 16 points and Precious Anderson’s 12 points led the way for the Cardinals.

Alyssa Wright and Olivia Varnado each had six points for the West Michigan Christian.