Boys hoops roundup: Fremont hangs on to beat Sparta 55-49 in non-league game

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The Fremont boys basketball squad held on to defeat Sparta 55-49 on Tuesday in non-league play.
The Packers led 20-19 at halftime and increased the advantage to 40-25 at the end of the third.
Fremont held on after being outscored during the fourth quarter by a 24-15 margin.
Braiden McDonald led the Packers with 12 points while Calvin Miller added 11 of his own.
The Packers improved to 4-1 on the season and will face Big Rapids on Friday.
KENT CITY 68, GRANT 49- Brenden Geers’ 25 points helped lead the Eagles to a victory.
The Tigers came out hot, hitting four 3-point shots in the first quarter, but trailed Kent City 18-16 at the first quarter.
The Eagles pulled away in the second, outscoring the Tigers 20-9 to take a 38-25 halftime advantage.
Kent City outscored the Tigers by a 30-24 margin during the second half.
Max Hudson and Spencer Hartley added 13 and 12 points apiece for the Eagles.
The Eagles improved to 2-2 on the season while Grant fell to 3-1 overall.
HART 59, HESPERIA 32- The Pirates jumped out to an early 17-8 after the first, and expanded that lead in the second, taking a 32-14 lead into the break.
Hart’s offense stayed hot in the third stanza, outscoring the Panthers 17-6 to take a 49-20 lead heading into the fourth.
The Panthers outscored Hart during the final stanza but failed to comeback.
Alec Kempker posted a double-double for the Pirates with 15 points and 14 rebounds, while Dustin Klotz added 15 points and four rebounds.
The Panthers were led by senior Johnny Segura with 10 points.
The Pirates improved to 3-1 on the season while Hesperia fell to 0-4 on the year.
NEWAYGO 62, HOLTON 58- The Red Devils trailed by two in the final seconds of the game with the ball but could not hit the game tying shot.
Aaron Herron led the Red Devils in scoring with 18 points.
Holton falls to 2-1 overall on the season.
MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 50, FRUITPORT 36- The Trojans jumped out to an 8-6 lead after the first quarter, but MCC battled back in the second stanza to take a 15-11 halftime lead.
MCC kept their four-point lead after the third quarter, leading 27-23 before the Crusader offense exploded in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Trojans by a 23-11 margin.
Andre Watson led the Crusaders with 15 points, seven rebounds and four steals while Jared Degener chipped in with 12 points and nine rebounds.
The Trojans were led by Luke Mitchell with 11 points while Marcelo Conklin added eight.
MONA SHORES 58, WHITEHALL 37 – The Sailors led 14-12 at the end of the first and went into halftime with a 28-22 advantage. Mona Shores finished the third frame leading by a 44-29 margin.
The Sailors were paced by DaVarius Carter with 14 points while James Gilbert had 13. Ben Rosenthal led Mona Shores with eight rebounds.
Evan Mikkelson had a team-high 11 points for the Vikings and Andrew Durban added 10.
The Sailors improved to 1-2 overall while Whitehall falls to 2-3 overall and 2-0 in the West Michigan Conference play.
ROCKFORD 57, SPRING LAKE 25- Hot shooting from the Rams was the difference as the Lakers fell Tuesday night.
Rockford shot 23-for-40 from the field, including nine 3-point shots, while the Lakers were only able to hit on seven of 32 shots from the field.
Cayden Ball, Sam Negen, Grant Kieft and Lucas Lyyski each scored five points for the Lakers.
The Lakers fell to 2-1 on the season.
 
 

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