Girls hoops roundup: Missed chances down the stretch cost Mona Shores at Rockford

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Mona Shores varsity girls basketball team was unable to take advantage of multiple chances to win or tie the game in the final minute Tuesday and fell in heartbreaking fashion at Rockford, 58-54.

The Sailors (7-3, 1-1) cut the lead to two points before fouling Rockford with less than a minute to play. The Rams missed their free throws but the Sailors were unable to score lsj-fb-logoon their next offensive possession.

With eight seconds remaining, Rockford missed a free throw with the score at 57-54 but grabbed the rebound before being fouled again and sealing the game with a made free throw.

Jordan Walker led the Sailors with 15 points, while Shamara Tumblin added 12 and Alyza Winston added 10.

FRUITPORT CALVARY 73, GRAND RAPIDS WELLSPRING 20 – The Eagles, now 7-2, jumped out to an 18-0 lead and ended up winning with a running clock in the second half. Hannah Roberts led Fruitport Calvary with her first triple-double – 21 points, 10 assists and 10 steals. Allyson Richards added 16 points, Madison Heiss had 14 and Kyleah Sutherland chipped in 11.

SPRING LAKE 63, SHELBY 37 — Spring Lake jumped out to a 10-0 lead but Shelby managed to trail 36-24 at half. The Lakers turned in a 21-12 third-quarter run to pull away as Reiko Johnson led with 25 points and 12 assists. Spring Lake’s Remi French tallied 14 rebounds and nine points while Madelyn Nelson scored 11 points. Jenny Beckman paced Shelby with 17 points.

HOLTON 56, RAVENNA 30 – Holton used a team effort with four players scoring in double figures Tuesday night. Makayla Hutchison led the Red Devils (6-5, 2-3) with 13 points while Shelbey Younts, Mikaela Baker, and Courtney Slater all had 10. The Bulldogs were led by Jessica McWatters and Madison Broton with 11 points each.

CEDAR SPRINGS 50, KENT CITY 47 – The Eagles trailed 28-21 at halftime and couldn’t manage a comeback against Cedar Springs. Kaitlyn Geers and Meghan Boyd each scored 12 pints for Kent City.

WHITEHALL 39, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 26 – Whitehall jumped out to a 10-2 lead after the first quarter Tuesday night and Muskegon Catholic was never able to rebound. Melissa Shoup led the Vikings (3-7, 2-4) with 16 points while Talia Tyler led the Crusaders with seven points.

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