Tuesday girls hoops: Kent City shows it still has 3-point touch in win over Grant

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The Kent City girls basketball team set state records for 3-point shooting last season, and it appears the Eagles are going to be pretty good from long range again this season.

Kent City led by 14 points at halftime, then scored the first 18 points of the second half, sparked by five 3-pointers, to beat Grant 66-27 on Tuesday.

Leading the Eagles were Kenzie Bowers with 23 points and Jenna Harrison with 17. Also chipping in were Lexie Bowers and Emma Geers with eight points each.

Kent City improved to 3-0 on the season.

NON-CONFERENCE

REETHS-PUFFER 70, LUDINGTON 37 – Lauren Ross lit up the scoreboard with 21 points for the Rockets. Reeths-Puffer led 29-15 at halftime and didn’t look back.

Sophia Hekkema and Trina Lewis added 10 points apiece for Reeths-Puffer while Arianna Williams chipped in eight.

The Rockets improved to 3-0 with the victory.

NORTH MUSKEGON 47, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 39 – The Norse were led by Natalie Pannucci and Josee Cook with 10 points apiece. Muskegon Catholic was paced by Jai Lyn Johnson with 18 points, while Hazel Rodriguez and McKenna Gentry had six points apiece.

North Muskegon is now 2-0 on the season while MCC is 0-2.

RAVENNA 55, ORCHARD VIEW 22 – Ravenna had a firm grip on the game by halftime with a 32-11 advantage, and continued that trend to the end of the game.

Orchard View was led by Allison Tenhove’s double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds, along with five blocks. Mackenzie Filipak chipped IN six points for Orchard View.

Ravenna improved to 2-1 with the win, and Orchard View fell to 0-3.

ZEELAND EAST 48, WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 44 – The Warriors were down 11 points  in the fourth quarter and narrowed it down to two points with 11 seconds left, but Zeeland East iced the game with free throws.

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