Local Sports Journal

A strong start was all the Oakridge girls needed Thursday night versus Hart, rushing out to a 20-3 first-quarter lead en route to the 59-22 West Michigan Conference victory.

The host Eagles put some impressive defense on display, holding Hart to just five first-half points to lead 29-5 at the half.

Oakridge led 48-11 after the three quarters.

Morgan Giddings led the Eagles with 18 points, five steals, six assists, and five rebounds.  Hannah Reinhold had 12 points, while Megan Larabee added seven points.

The Pirates were led by Baylee Draper’s seven points, and teammate Hannah Brown added six points in the loss.