Tuesday girls hoops roundup: Spring Lake seniors show off skills in a win over Ottawa Hills

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Senior Night was truly all about the seniors on the Spring Lake girls basketball team, which posted a 61-30 victory over Ottawa Hills in non-league action on Tuesday.

Senior Madeline Zenas had a big night, scoring 24 points to go with 12 rebounds and two blocks. Fellow senior Jenna Core was a big factor with 15 points 12 rebounds, and three assists. Seniors Laney Pesley and Leah Vaughn were praised for their defensive contributions and rebounding.

Spring Lake outrebounded the Bengals 49-22.

The Lakers finish the regular season Thursday at Caledonia.

CEDAR SPRINGS 41, MONA SHORES 29 – Mona Shores led 16-12 after one quarter, and the game was tied 19-19 at halftime, but Cedar Springs took control in the second half.

Brooke LeRoux led the Sailors with nine points, while Riley Rosenthal chipped in with six points and nine rebounds.

Mona Shores fell to 4-14 on the season.

RAVENNA 42, HOLTON 31 – The Bulldogs took control early by outscoring the Red Devils 15-1 in the first quarter. Holton had a 14-7 edge in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late.

Emily Crowley led Ravenna with eight points, Chloe Lemkie snagged five rebounds and Ana Postema had four steals.

MONTAGUE 55, ORCHARD VIEW 20 – Andie Zamojcin led Montague with 18 points as the Wildcats closed out the regular season with a resounding win.

Montague led by 15 points at halftime and extended that lead down the stretch.

Tara McGrath led Orchard View with eight points.

Montague finished the regular season with an 11-9 record. OV dropped to 3-11.

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 57, GRAND RIVER PREP 42 – The Crusaders opened up a big lead in the first half, outscoring Grand River Prep 28-14.

Grand River closed the score to 38-32 in the third quarter, but MCC put the game in ice in the fourth.

JaiLyn Johnson and Hannah Ladd led the Crusaders with 18 points apiece in the victory.

GR NORTHPOINTE CHRISTIAN 53, FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTIAN 40 – NorthPointe, which won the O-K Silver conference title this season, led 14-12 after one quarter and 25-17 at halftime.

Calvary came roaring back in the third quarter, using three-pointers from Lizzie Cammenga and McKena Wilson to cut the lead to three, but Northpointe finished the quarter with a 6-0 run to stretch its lead 42-33.

Calvary cut the lead to seven points several times in the fourth quarter, but ran out of time.

Kelsey Richards paced Fruitport Calvary with 17 points, Lizzie Cammenga added 15 and Brionna Johnson snagged 11 rebounds, Defensive specialist Emily Wesner held Northpointe leading scorer Baylie Vandyke to six points.

Calvary, now 15-4 on the season, plays at 19-0 Hemlock in a Thursday road game to wrap up the regular season.

MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 64, PINE RIVER 39 – Maddy Bladzik totaled 18 points, five assists and three steals to lead the Spartans to the victory.

The Spartans only led 33-27 at halftime, but outscored Pine River 14-6 in the third quarter and 17-6 in the fourth.

Rachel Allen had 15 points, nine assists and four steals for MCC. Kelsey Kosiboski also had 15 points, along with five rebounds and two steals.

HESPERIA 47, NORTH MUSKEGON 40 – a 17-4 advantage in the first quarter gave Hesperia the points it needed for the win.

Emily Bayle paced the Panthers with 22 points while Alyssa Miller added 13. Syann Fairfield led North Muskegon with 20 points and nine rebounds.

WHITE CLOUD 45, HART 40 – Hart nearly came back from a 15-3 first-quarter deficit, but didn’t quite make it.

Hart’s Nicole Rockwell scored eight straight points in the fourth quarter to pull Hart within two, then the Pirates took a short lead, but couldn’t hold it.

Rockwell finished with 13 points while Kendall Williamson dished out nine assists for Hart.

CENTRAL MONTCALM 48, KENT CITY 42 – Kent City worked to climb back from an 18-6 first-quarter deficit, but fell six points short.

Kenzie Bowers led an unusually quiet Kent City offense with 11 points while Zara Weber added nine.

Kent City is now 16-3 on the season, and will conclude its regular season on Thursday with a road game at Muskegon.

 

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