Local Sports Journal

A hot start Friday night for visiting Hesperia didn’t translate into a win versus Morley-Stanwood in Central States Activities Association basketball action.

The Panthers led 17-12 after one, but couldn’t keep up with the Mohawks the rest of the way, getting outscored 51-29 in the final three frames.

Hesperia’s Nathan McKeown led with 15 points, and teammate Traxton Gordon added 10 in the loss.

Morley-Stanwood was led by Tim Cairnduff’s game-high 18 points, with Nic Huntley pouring in 17 more for the Mohawks.