Local Sports Journal

Aaron Sydnor and Eddie Tornes each scored 23 points Friday night in a victory for host Muskegon Heights Academy 78-66 over Kalamazoo Phoenix.

The Tigers jumped out to a 19-11 lead after the first quarter and led 51-49 after the third quarter.  The Tigers closed the game on a 27-17 fourth quarter run to seal the victory.

Marquise Grissom scored 12 points for the Tigers, while Antonio Jones and DeMonte Crosby each added 10 points in the win.

Kalamazoo Phoenix was led by Fred Howell, who had 15 points in a losing effort.