Fruitport girls grab early lead, hold on to beat Montague in Division 2 districts

LocalSportsJournal.com

Ellie Fisher knocked down two free throws with less than 10 second remaining, allowing the Fruitport girls basketball team to seal up a 29-25 victory over Montague on Monday in a Division 2 district tournament game at Whitehall High School.

Fruitport got off to a quick start and led 10-2 after one quarter. Montague woke up a bit in the second quarter, but the Trojans still led 15-10 at halftime and 19-12 after a quiet third quarter.

The Trojans got in foul trouble in the fourth quarter, allowing Montague to hit 8 of 15 free throws and pull within two points, before Fisher’s free throws settled the issue in Fruitport’s favor.

Fruitport was led by Andi Quasebarh with seven points, Sydney Bol and Emily Dirkse with six apiece and Taylor Burke with five points.

Fisher and Dirkse led the Trojans with nine and eight rebounds, respectively.

Fruitport advances to play Orchard View in Wednesday’s semifinals at 6 p.m.

 

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