The Grand Haven girls basketball team continued its impressive start with a 52-34 victory over Grandville in O-K Red action on Friday.
The Bucs are a perfect 9-0 on the season and 3-0 in the conference.
Grand Haven led throughout the game. The Bucs were up 28-22 at the half before stretching it to 18 at the final buzzer.
Grand Haven’s Alli Keyser led all scorers with 20 points. Esther Byington added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Bucs, with Kelly Olthof contributing eight points.
WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 50, MANISTEE 37 – Anna Sytema collected 16 points, 11 rebounds and four steals to propel the Warriors to a 23-point conference victory.
Meghan Heiss scored a 3-pointer at the end of the of the first half to give WMC a 26-24 lead at the break. Then the Warriors took control with 14-3 run to start the third quarter.
Heiss finished with 15 points, nine assists, and three steals.
WMC is now 10-0 overall and 5-0 in conference action.
LUDINGTON 66, ORCHARD VIEW 6 – Ludington’s Lindsey Holmes led the scoring with 12 points, and Breanna Mesyar and Mackenzie Howe both provided 11. Allison TenHove scored four points for OV.
The Orioles improved to 6-3 overall and 4-1 in the league. Orchard View fell to 2-6 overall and 1-4 in conference play.
REETHS PUFFER 51, FRUITPORT 18 – The Rockets gained the advantage early in the game and cruised to the conference win. The Rockets’ Lauren Ross and Emily Caltagirone combined for 38 points in the win.
Emily Dirkse led Fruitport with six points while Ellie Fisher came down with eight rebounds.
FREMONT 50, CHIPPEWA HILLS 23 – The Packers got off to a solid start, leading 14-6 after the first and taking a 25-15 advantage into halftime.
Fremont maintained the edge to begin the second half, outscoring Chippewa Hills 11-5 in the third quarter.
Paige Vandenberg led Fremont with 21 points. Calla Miller added eight points and five assists while Natalie Jamieson collected eight points, seven points, and five blocks. Fremont improved to 7-3 overall and 5-1 in CSAA play.
SPRING LAKE 56, WEST CATHOLIC 50 – Despite having 30 turnovers, Spring Lake managed to get the ball inside to Madeline Zenas, who scored 20 points in the win.
Jenna Core added 15 points for the Lakers while Phoebe Saunders supplied 10 points and eight assists. Laney Pesley and Natalie Sawyer were also credited with playing strong games.
Friday girls hoops roundup: Grand Haven, WMC win again, keep perfect records intact