Local Sports Journal

Montague overcame a halftime deficit to beat cross-river rival Whitehall 65-57 in a West Michigan Conference boys basketball game on Thursdauy.

Whitehall led 27-24 at halftime, but Montague outscored the Vikings 41-30 in the second half.

Luke VanBoxel led the Wildcats with 35 points and Jacob Buchberger added 12.

Matt Rohen led Whitehall with 17 points, Matt Russell scored 16 and Dylan Medendorp added 12.