Tuesday’s girls hoops roundup: Ross leads RP to a league win over Mona Shores

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Lauren Ross paced the Reeths-Puffer girls basketball team to a 52-38 win over Mona Shores in an O-K Black Conference game.

The Rockets took a 28-19 lead into halftime and never looked back.

Ross finished with 20 points, four assists and three rebounds. Lindsey Ruiter added 11 points and four rebounds for Reeths-Puffer.

Ariel Walker added five points and two rebounds for the Rockets, while Sopia Hekkema added four points and three assists.

The Sailors were led by Olivia Sobczak with 15. Riley Rosenthal and Brooke LeRoux both added seven points.

The Rockets improved to 1-1 in conference and 8-1 overall, while Mona Shores fell to 0-1 in conference and 3-5 overall.

SPRING LAKE 38, COOPERSVILLE 31- The Lakers trailed by six points at the end of the opening quarter, then came back to take a 21-19 halftime lead. Spring Lake continued controlling the momentum during the second half.

Spring Lake was paced by Phoebe Saunders with 13 points and eight rebounds. Jennifer Judge added 11 points and six rebounds, while Abbi Perkins contributed with eight points and nine rebounds.

The Lakers, who have won two straight games, are now 3-4 on the season and 2-0 in league play.

 FREMONT 50, NEWAYGO 44 – The Packers led 16-11 after the first quarter and held a slim 32-30 advantage at halftime.

Fremont went on a 10-4 run in the third quarter to maintain its lead.

Paige Vandenberg led the Packers with 24 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, while Natalie Jamieson contributed with 11 rebounds and three assists in the win.

Fremont improved to 5-3 overall and 4-0 in league play. The Packers will host to Grant on Friday.

KENTWOOD GRAND RIVER PREP 46, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 37 (OT)– The
Crusaders came from behind to force an overtime period, but ultimately came up
a bit short in the extra stanza.

MCC trailed 25-10 at halftime then cut its deficit to seven points heading into the fourth before closing the contest on a 10-3 run to force OT.

Jailyn Johnson paced the Crusaders with 14 points. McKenna Gentry chipped in with 13 points.

The Crusaders fell to 1-7 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

GRAND RAPIDS UNION 41, FRUITPORT 36 – After an 8-8 first quarter tie, the Trojans maintained an 18-15 first half lead.

Going into the fourth quarter, Fruitport held a 28-26 advantage but couldn’t hold on to the lead.

Ellie Fisher paced the Trojans with 10 points, eight rebounds and four blocks.

Sydney Bol and Andi Quasebarth followed with eight points apiece for Fruitport, while Willo Staal led the defense with five steals.

Fruitport, now 5-3 overall and 1-1 in league play, travels to Reeths Puffer next Tuesday.

 

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