Tuesday boys hoops roundup: Kent City outlasts Orchard View in non-league game

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The Kent City boys basketball team picked up a non-league win on Tuesday, defeating Orchard View by a 61-54 margin.

The game was tied 13-13 after the first quarter, then the Eagle outscored OV 10-8 during the second stanza to take a 23-21 halftime lead.

Kent City increased its advantage to 39-34 heading into the fourth quarter and maintained the lead until the final buzzer.

Eli Carlson paced the Eagles with 20 points, while Max Hudson added 16 and Will Wright had 14.

The Cardinals were led by Ke’ontae Barnes with 23 points while Edmari Mitchell pulled down 10 rebounds.

The Eagles are now 11-8 on the season and 8-2 in league play, while Orchard View fell to 12-7 overall and 7-3 in conference action.

WHITEHALL 70, NEWAYGO 57- Dayton Cole’s 24-point and nine-rebound performance led the Vikings to a non-league win on Tuesday.

Whitehall trailed 13-10 after the opening quarter, then outscored its opponent by a 28-20 margin during the second quarter to take a 38-33 advantage at halftime.

The Vikings held a 55-48 lead heading into the final stanza.

Red Watson had seven points, four steals and four assists for Whitehall, while Andrew Durbin pulled down seven rebounds.

The Vikings are 9-10 on the season and 7-7 in league play.

RAVENNA 71, FRUITPORT CALVARY 51– The Bulldogs were paced by Jacob May with 21 points while Calvin Schullo added 13. Hunter Funk pulled down 13 rebounds and dished out eight assists.

Ravenna led 16-14 after the first quarter, 40-32 at halftime and 58-40 through three quarters.

The Eagles were led by Ben Zelenka with 22 points while Jacob May contributed with 12.

The Bulldogs completed a perfect 20-0 season and were 14-0 in league play, while Fruitport Calvary fell to 2-18 overall and 2-7 in conference action.

SHELBY 55, HESPERIA 21- The Tigers jumped out to a 17-8 advantage after the opening stanza, led 31-10 at halftime and 40-16 through three quarters.

Joseph Hayes led Shelby with 19 points while Gage Landis added 10.

The Panthers were paced by Logan Balkema with 11.

The Tigers improved to 3-16 on the season and are 2-12 in league play, while Hesperia is 0-20 overall and 0-11 in conference competition.

SPRING LAKE 84, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 46- The Lakers were led by Lucas Lyyski with 14 points, six rebounds, four assists and four blocks.

Caden Ruter added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Spring Lake, while Zach Keyser had 11 points and both Isiah Lindsey and Cayden Ball added 10 each.

The Lakers led 23-18 after the first quarter, 41-27 at halftime and 61-37 through three quarters.

Spring Lake closed its regular season with a 11-9 overall record.

MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 53, HART 28- The Crusaders jumped out to a 12-2 lead after the first quarter, led 24-12 at halftime and had a 45-21 advantage heading into the final stanza.

Jared Dugener paced MCC with 23 points, seven rebounds and two assists, while Carson Bleicher and Jaden Johnson added eight points apiece.

The Pirates were led by Hunter Tubbs with 11 points, while Mikey Tubbs and Ayden Beachum each added five.

The Crusaders improved to 9-10 on the season and 4-6 in league play, while Hart fell to 4-16 overall on the season.

GRANT 85, FREMONT 77- The Packers trailed 12-11 after the opening quarter and 42-33 at halftime.

Braiden McDonald paced Fremont with 24 points, while Tristan Campbell added 12 points and five block shots. Joshua Zerfas, Chris Kennedy and Martin Curiel each had 11 points.

The Packers closed out the regular season with a 15-5 overall record and 11-3 in league play.

PENTWATER 58, BEAR LAKE 15- The Falcons led 23-10 after the first quarter and 37-12 at halftime before cruising to victory.

Khole Hofmann paced Pentwater with 13 points and 16 rebounds, while Tyler Plummer-Eisenlohr had 13 points. Blake Brigendahl chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.

The Falcons, who are tied for first place with a 15-2 league record, are now 16-3 overall this season.

 

 

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