Wednesday boys district hoops roundup: Fremont advances to D2 district finals

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The Fremont boys basketball squad advanced to the Division 2 district finals after beating Coopersville 65-52 on Wednesday.

The Packers jumped out to a 18-6 lead after the first quarter, led 30-19 at halftime and 43-33 after the third stanza.

Coopersville cut the deficit to as low as seven points but failed to comeback.

Braiden McDonald led Fremont with 27 points and 13 rebounds, while Tirstan Campbell had 11 points and nine rebounds and Chris Kennedy had 11 points. Joshua Zerfas dished out nine assists for the Packers. 

The Packers are now 17-5 overall on the season and will face Comstock Park on Friday for a district title.

LUDINGTON 49, REED CITY 28 – The Orioles went up 21-9 after the first half, led by Riley Calhoun’s 10 points in the opening half.

Ludington added eight more points in the third quarter before capping off the game with a 20-point effort in the fourth.

Calhoun led the Orioles with 14 points while Brayden Porter added eight.

The Orioles improved to 15-7 overall and will travel to take on Cadillac for a Division 2 district title.

FRUITPORT 54, WHITEHALL 33- The Trojans led 18-8 in the first quarter, 26-21 at halftime and 38-29 through three quarters

Addison Bluhm led the Vikings with seven points. Evan Mikkelson and Red Watson both chipped in with six.

The Vikings ended their season 10-11 overall record.

Fruitport will face Spring Lake on Friday in a Division 2 district title game. 

DIVISION 3

LEROY PINE RIVER 71, HESPERIA 35-The Panthers trailed 22-10 in the first quarter, 46-14 at halftime and 61-29 through three quarters.

Riley Taylor led Hesperia with 11 points.

The Panthers finished their campaign with a 0-21 overall record.

DIVISION 4

TRI-UNITY 58, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 47-The Crusaders season came to an end on Wednesday in the Division 4 district semifinals.

MCC led 13-6 after the first quarter but trailed 24-19 at halftime and 40-32 through three quarters.

Jared Dugener paced the Crusaders with 15 points while Tiavani Knight pitched in with nine.

The Crusaders finish the season with a 10-12 record overall.

PENTWATER 43, MASON COUNTY EASTERN 36-The Falcons took a narrow 9-7 lead after the first quarter, then Mason County Eastern tied the game 15-15 at halftime.

Pentwater fell behind in the third, trailing 24-23 going into the fourth quarter, where the Falcons outscored their opponent by a 20-12 margin. 

Khole Hoffmann’s double-double paced the Falcons with 17 points and 15 rebounds. Tyler Plummer helped the cause, pouring in 11 points. 

The Falcons improved to 19-3 overall, and will play Northern McBain Christian Friday at 7 p.m at Marion High School.

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