The Ludington boys basketball squad defeated Kalkaska 60-45 on Wednesday in a Class B district semifinal game.

The Orioles closed out the game strong with a 29-18 run after leading by a 31-27 margin late in the third quarter.

Ludington also started strong, opening the game with a 26-10 advantage midway through the second stanza.

Josh Laman paced the Orioles with 23 points, while Nathan Lange added eight points and Will Sadler grabbed nine rebounds.

Ludington, now 16-6 on the season, will face Cadillac on Friday night for a Class B district title.