Local Sports Journal

The Grant boys basketball team grabbed a 9-4 lead after one quarter and 25-21 after three, then held on for a 38-31 victory over Chippewa Hills Friday in Central States Activities Association action.

Riley Patterson led the Tigers with nine points and nine rebounds while Trevor Throop and Mason Powell each added eight points.

Lakeview 53, Holton 17 – Lakeview’s Nate Shurlow posted a double-double, scoring 17 points and pulling down 12 rebounds. Holton’s offense was led by Clay Mullins with eight points.

Kent City 84 Hesperia 62 – Kent City, 7-5 overall and 2-4 in the league, went on a 42-21 run in the second and third quarters to pull away from Hesperia. Nick Alt paced Kent City with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Jake Palmer and Adrian Castillo had 20 and 13 points, respectively, for Hesperia (4-6, 2-4).