Local Sports Journal

Tootie Thompson’s 22 points were not enough to prevent the Muskegon Catholic girls basketball team from dropping a 51-43 decision to Grand Rapids Covenant Christian Friday in River Valley Conference action.

The Crusaders were behind 20-15 at halftime and 35-24 after the third quarter.

Momo Neal had seven points and seven assists for the Crusaders (3-4) while Natalie Bertolone and Toya Briggs had six points each.

Grand Rapids Covenant Christian collected 15 points from Holly Hunderman.