Friday girls hoops roundup: Fruitport Calvary survives late to pickup conference win

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The Fruitport Calvary Christian girls basketball team needed a late run to defeat Wyoming Potter’s House 42-38 on Friday.

The Eagles trailed 14-4 after one quarter but surged back to take a 21-16 halftime lead.

Leading 30-18 at one point in the second half, the Eagles went scoreless for 10 minutes and eventually found themselves tied with Potter’s House at 38-38.

Lizzie Cammenga sunk a mid-range jumper while Kelsey Richards notched both free throws at the end of the game to secure a 42-38 victory.

Richards paced the Eagles with 26 points and five assists while Cammenga added 11 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. Cate Anhalt added five steals and four assists in the victory.

Fruitport Calvary is now 12-2 ovreall and 5-0 in Alliance League play. They’ll next travel to Oakridge on Monday for a non-conference matchup.

O-K BLUE CONFERENCE

SPARTA 54, SPRING LAKE 46 – Spring Lake fell behind 14-12 after one quarter on Friday and were never able to get closer.

Abbi Perkins led the Lakers with 20 points while Phoebe Saunders added 11 points.

Spring Lake is now 4-9 overall and 3-3 in OK-Blue Conference play.

CENTRAL STATE ACTIVITES ASSOCIATION

KENT CITY 54, WHITE CLOUD 20 – The Eagles dominated the game offensively, jumping out to a 21-6 lead in the first quarter and leading 36-12 at the half.

Lexie Bowers paced the Eagles with 17 points. Kenzie Bowers added 13 points while Jenna Harrison had 11.

Kent City, now 13-1 overall and 6-0 in CSAA conference play. They’ll next host Central Montcalm on Tuesday.

FREMONT 41, REED CITY 19 – Fremont used a balanced offensive attack to pick up the victor on Friday.

Fremont led 10-6 in the first quarter and held an 18-8 halftime advantage. Fremont went on a run in the third frame, outscoring Reed City 15-5.

Paige Vandenberg and Kaitlynn Bennett paced the Packers with eight points each while Calla Miller added seven.

The Packers improve to 9-4 overall and 8-0 in conference play. They’ll next travel to Whitehall on Tuesday.

HESPERIA 47, HOLTON 30 – Despite a slow start, Hesperia led 8-5 in the first quarter and maintained a 20-8 advantage at the half.

The Panthers outscored Holton 11-5 in the third quarter in route to victory.

Emily Bayle paced the Panthers with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Emmi Tinkham recorded 12 points while Becci Castillo added 10 points and four assists.

Hesperia improves to 6-6 overall and 3-3 in league play.

LAKES 8 ACTIVITIES CONFERENCE

LUDINGTON 47, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 16 – A big offensive second half helped the Orioles win their eleventh straight.

Ludington jumped out to a 13-6 lead in the first and maintained a 19-10 advantage at the half.

The Orioles went on a 14-0 run in the third quarter and never looked back.

Zoee Zartarga led the Orioles with nine points while Hailey Stowe added eight. De’Lahna Porter led Ludington with seven rebounds and seven assists.

McKenna Gentry had six points for Muskegon Catholic.

Ludington improves to 11-1 overall and 6-0 in conference play while Muskegon Catholic falls to 1-11 overall and 1-5 in conference play.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 62, ORCHARD VIEW 18 – The Western Michigan Christian basketball team jumped out to a 39-11 halftime lead and never looked back including allowing no points in the third quarter.

Taylor Folkema led the Warriors with 24 points while Maddie Wiersema added 16 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks. Kyla Wiersma had 11 points.

Orchard View was led by Allison Tenhove with eight points.

Western Michigan Christian is now 9-4 overall and 5-1 in conference play.

O-K BLACK CONFERENCE

REETHS-PUFFER 59, GRAND RAPIDS UNION 44 – Lauren Ross led Reeths-Puffer with 26 points, four rebounds and three steals in a victory.

Bella Borgeson also added eight points for the Rockets who are now 13-2 on the season.

MONA SHORES 47, FRUITPORT 27 – A first quarter 15-2 advantage helped Mona Shores picked up a OK-Black Conference victory over Fruitport

Brooke LeRoux paced the Sailors with 14 points while Olivia Sobczak and Megan DeLong followed with 12 points.

Fruitport’s Ellie Fisher led the Trojans with eight points.

Mona Shores improves to 6-7 overall and 3-3 in conference play while Fruitport falls to 5-7 overall and 1-5 in conference play.

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