James Cooper III’s 27-point performance propelled the Oakridge boys basketball team over Montague 68-53 in a West Michigan Conference game on Thursday night.LSJ Logo incert

The Eagles improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-1 in league play, while Montague falls to 3-2 on the year and 2-2 in the WMC action.

Brady Luttrull added 18 points for the Eagles, who jumped out to a 23-9 lead after the first quarter and controlled the contest from there.

The Wildcats were led by Jacob Buchberger, Merritt Hamann and Erickson Abram with 11 points each.