Boys hoops roundup: Ravenna stays unbeaten with comeback win over Potter’s House

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The Ravenna boys basketball team trailed at the the half on Tuesday, but rebounded after halftime to stay unbeaten. The Bulldogs topped Wyoming Potter’s House Christian, 68-57.

Ravenna is now 14-0 overall, including 9-0 in the West Michigan Conference. 

The Bulldogs trailed 16-14 after the first quarter and 30-28 by half. Ravenna responded by turning their play up a notch in the third. The Bulldogs dominated the quarter with a 20-8 run to turn a two-point deficit into a 10-point lead heading to the fourth.

Jacob May paced the Bulldog offense with 20 points and grabbed five rebounds. Calvin Schullo followed with 17 points and seven rebounds while Hunter Funk stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, 21 rebounds and seven assists. 

O-K BLUE

COOPERVILLE 82, SPRING LAKE 77 —  The Lakers lost an overtime battle with Coopersville on Tuesday. Spring Lake led 65-62 with nine seconds remaining in regulation, but Coopersville’s Brayden Stewart nailed a heavily contested three to force overtime.

In the extra session, the Broncos built an early six-point lead that the Lakers were unable to overcome.

The game was back and forth throughout. Spring Lake led 21-14 after one quarter, but trailed 34-31 at the half. The Lakers outscored the Broncos 13-10 in the third to tie the game 44-44 entering the fourth. 

Sam Sheridan recorded a career high 28 points for the Lakers. Lucas Lyyski added 23 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and six blocks. 

The Lakers are now 7-8 overall and 3-5 in O-K Blue action. 

NON-CONFERENCE

ORCHARD VIEW 67, MONTAGUE 59 — Another huge game for Ke’Ontae Barnes led the Cardinals to victory. The junior scored 27 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead OV.

The Cardinals held a slight 13-12 edge after one, but blew open the game in the second quarter with a 23-12 advantage. Orchard View led 36-24 at halftime.

Montague won the third quarter with an 18-14 edge to draw within 50-42, but couldn’t make a full comeback. 

Jay Jay Tunstull recorded 13 points and six boards for OV, while Larry Brewer III added 11 points and 10 rebounds. 

Asher Erickson paced the Wildcats with 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Logan Metcalf and Colton Blankstrom added 10 points apiece. 

The Cardinals improve to 10-4 overall and remain 5-2 in conference play. Montague falls to 7-7 overall and 5-5 in conference play. 

NORTH MUSKEGON 44, SAUGATUCK 24 — North Muskegon’s offense was tough to contain in the first quarter of a non-conference game on Tuesday. The Norsemen exploded out to a 21-3 lead after one quarter.

Both offenses struggled in the second and North Muskegon led 25-5 at halftime. The Norse maintained their advantage through three quarters, leading 32-13. 

John Hayhurst led the Norsemen with nine points, six boards, and six steals. Jack Dobb and Trevor Schultz added six points each in the victory. 

North Muskegon improves to 10-4 overall, including a 7-3 mark in conference play.

CADILLAC 50, LUDINGTON 37 — The Orioles couldn’t pull out a win despite a 24-22 halftime lead. Ludington struggled on both ends of the floor in the third, with the team getting outscored 19-5. 

Brayden Porter led the Orioles with 11 points while Jake Plamondon added nine points. 

Ludington falls to 9-6 overall and remains 5-2 in conference play.

HOLTON 63, TRI COUNTY 45 — The Red Devils defended home court Tuesday night, notching their ninth win of the season in a non-conference contest. 

Nathan Slowik led Holton with 21 points. Aidan Poling followed with 17 points while Drew Trygstad and Lukas Ramaekers added eight points each. 

Holton is now 9-6 overall and 4-3 in league play and will host White Cloud on Friday.

MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 54, HESPERIA 8 — The Spartans dominated the non-conference game on both ends, outscoring Hesperia 15-4 in the first quarter and maintaining a 38-6 halftime lead. Mason County led 48-6 after three quarters. 

Will Chye led the Spartans with 16 points and seven rebounds. Jeffrey Carrier recorded another double-double, finishing the night with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Logan Balkema had six points for the Panthers. 

The Spartans improve to 8-7 on the season and remain 4-6 in West Michigan Conference play. Hesperia is 0-16 overall and 0-7 in the CSAA Silver.

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