The Whitehall girls basketball squad’s strong first half led to a 44-32 non-league win over Mona Shores on Tuesday night.
The Vikings jumped out to a 15-8 point lead after the first and carried a 30-17 advantage into the locker room at halftime.
The Sailors managed to cut the deficit after the third stanza to 35-25 after an 8-5 run.
Kacy Jeffries led the Vikings with 16 points, while Greta Hosticka added seven and Abby Seeger chipped in with six points and 10 rebounds.
LUDINGTON 54, FREMONT 25 – The Orioles strong defensive efforts allowed them to pick up another win on the season.
Ludington had an 11-7 advantage after the first quarter and a 24-15 lead going into halftime.
The Orioles continued to stretch their lead with a 36-19 advantage through three quarters.
Lindsey Holmes led the Orioles with 11 points while Zoee Zatarga had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Makenzie Howe chipped in nine points and eight rebounds.
The Packers were paced by Paige Vandenberg with 10 points.
REETHS-PUFFER 63, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 9 – The Rockets commanded the game from start to finish and played solid from both ends of the court.
Lauren Ross led the way for Reeths-Puffer, scoring 18 while also racking up seven rebounds and six assists. Emily Caltagirone also chipped in with 12 points.
The Tigers were paced by Juliyah Wilburn with seven points and five rebounds.
PENTWATER 60, MARION 28- The Falcons were led by Julia Hall with 20 points and six assists, while Madi Wagner added 17 points and eight rebounds.
Terra Cluchey chipped in with 10 points, four steals and three assists for Pentwater.
The Falcons, who improved to 3-0 in league play, jumped out to a 22-7 advantage after the first quarter and had a 50-18 lead through three quarters.
GR WEST CATHOLIC 61, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 19 – The Crusaders fell behind early, trailing 18-6 after the first quarter and were down 34-9 going into the half.
MCC continued to struggle in the third, giving up 15 unanswered points before heading into the final stanza with a 55-15 deficit.
The Crusaders, who are now 1-4 on the season and 1-1 in league play, were led by Hannah Ladd with eight points.
MANTON 59, MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 38 – The Spartans had a 22-19 halftime lead, but failed to hold on for a victory after being outscored 15-9 in the third frame and 25-17 during the fourth stanza.
Rachel Allen led Mason County Central with 12 points and nine rebounds. Maddy Bladzik added seven points while Nyah Tyron and Gracie VanDyke each grabbed seven rebounds.
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