The Ludington girls basketball team clinched the Lakes 8 championship after a dominant 53-6 win over Orchard View on Friday.

The Orioles blanked OV during the second and third quarters and led 28-3 at halftime and 46-3 through three stanzas.

Mackenzie Howe led Ludington with 18 points, while Breanna Mesyar contributed with nine and Abby Millspaugh chipped in with eight.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 55, MANISTEE 40- Taylor Folkema’s 29-point performance led the Warriors to a Lakes 8 win on Friday.

WMC jumped out to a 19-5 lead after the first quarter, led 29-17 at halftime and had a 47-31 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

Folkema also had eight steals and six rebounds for the Warriors while Anna Systsema added 14 points, nine rebounds and six steals. Meghan Heiss chipped in with nine assists.

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 48, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 18 –JaiLyn Johnson and McKenna Gentry paced the Crusaders with 10 points apiece while Hazel Rodriguez scored eight.

MCC led 27-9 at halftime, then outscored the Tigers by a 21-9 margin during the second half.

Muskegon Heights was led by Julius Wilbur with nine points.

The Crusaders improved to 4-13 on the season and 3-6 in league play.