Local Sports Journal

A strong defensive start gave the Ludington boys basketball team a 55-25 victory Friday night over Fruitport in a Lakes 8 Conference basketball.

The Orioles jumped out to a 14-6 lead after one quarter, and coasted to a 23-9 halftime lead.  After the third quarter the Orioles remained on top 37-14, and then closed out the victory.

Andrew Jones led Ludington with 10 points and four steals.  Zac Schoon added nine points while Noah Laman led under the hoop with seven rebounds.

The Orioles finished with 17 steals overall.

The Trojans were led by Zack Garber’s 12 points and eight rebounds.  Travis Grimm added six points in a loss.