Mackenzie Howe’s 21 point performance led the Ludington girls basketball team to a 60-44 win over Muskegon Catholic Central on Friday night in a Lakes 8 contest.
The Orioles, who are now 7-2 on the season and 4-0 in league play, led 31-22 at the half, then pulled away in the third with a 19-11 run in the stanza.
Lindsey Holmes added 13 points for Ludington while Zoe Zatarga chipped in with 10.
The Crusaders were led by Talia Tyler and Hannah Ladd with 13 points apiece.
WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 59, ORCHARD VIEW 15- The Warriors jumped out to a 24-4 lead after the first stanza, led 40-6 at the half and had a 57-15 advantage heading into the fourth before running down the clock. Aubrey Goorman paced WMC (8-1, 4-0) with 25 points and nine rebounds while Anna Sytsema added 15 points. Taylor Folkema contributed defensively for the Warriors with five steals.
FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTIAN 65, BYRON CENTER ZION CHRISTIAN 39- The Eagles were paced by Kelsey Richards’ triple-double. Richards scored 21 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out 10 assists in Friday nights league win. Fruitport Calvary Christian has now won 35 straight league games and 67 of its last 71 Alliance contests. Lizzie Cammenga added 19 points for the Eagles (5-3, 1-0) while Bree Johnson chipped in with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
KENT CITY 59, MORLEY STANWOOD 43- The Eagles jumped out to a 20-10 lead after the first quarter and didn’t look back from there as they cruised to a CSAA win. Zara Webber and Kenzie Bowers lead the Eagles (8-2, 4-0) with 19 and 18 points, respectively, while Jenna Harrison chipped in with 10.
WHITE CLOUD 53, HOLTON 27- The Red Devils trailed 29-14 at halftime and 46-18 through three quarters. Holton (1-8, 1-6) was led by Emily Prell and Morgan Murat with six points apiece while Kay Korsterje added five.
FREMONT 51, NEWAYGO 47 – The Packers, who are now 5-4 on the season and 2-3 in league play, were paced by Calla Miller with 12 points, while Paige Vandenberg added 11 and Anna Patenge chipped in with nine.