Joseph Hayes made a layup as time expired to give the Shelby boys basketball team a thrilling 54-53 overtime victory over Mason County Central on Tuesday in a West Michigan Conference game.

Shelby led 16-14 in the first quarter, 25-24 going into halftime, and 42-37 at the end of the third quarter. The score was knotted at 50-50 at the end of regulation.

Brekken Fairfield glides in for two WMC points. Photo/Randy Riksen

Shelby had a 4-3 advantage in overtime to snag the win.

Hayes led Shelby with 17 points and seven rebounds. Logan Claeys had 15 points and four rebounds while Mason Garcia added 11 points for the Tigers.

Will Chye had 23 points and 10 rebounds while Jayden Perrone had 18 points and six rebounds for the Spartans.


RAVENNA 65, OAKRIDGE 57 – Five Ravenna boys scored in double figures to push the Bulldogs to the victory over the Eagles.

Ravenna lead 18-15 in the first quarter, 36-21 going into halftime, and 48-40 at the end of the third.

Joel Emery put up a double-double for the Bulldogs with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Dom Jones led the team with 17 points while Kyle Beebe, Travis May and Carter Schullo each scored 10 points.

Ethan Josza led Oakridge with 16 points, along with nine rebounds. Hunter Delora scored 11 points while Luke Martin and Ethan Miller had 10 apiece.

Ravenna and Oakridge are both 2-1 on the season.

MONTAGUE 43, NORTH MUSKEGON 30 – The Wildcats dominated the first half  by jumping out to a 22-4 lead, then ended the third quarter with a 32-17 advantage.

Micah TerHaar goes up for a shot in the lane over MCC’s Tommy Kartes. Photo/Randy Riksen

Drew Collins led Montague, putting up a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Isiah Atchison added eight points for the Wildcats.

Brennen McManus scored 16 points for the Norse.

The Wildcats moved to 2-1 on the season and the Norsemen dropped to 0-2.

WHITEHALL 68, HART 56 – Andrew Durbin led Whitehall with 20 points while teammate Evan Mikkelsen added 14 in the win.

Dayton Cole contributed seven rebounds while Red Watson chipped in six assists for the Vikings.

Hart was led by Parker Hovey with 18 points while Zach Bitely had 15, all in the second half.

Whitehall led 16-13 in the first quarter, 33-20 going into halftime, and 51-32 at the end of the third quarter.


MUSKEGON 54, HOLLAND 43 – Jordan Briggs scored 16 points and pulled down five rebounds for the Big Reds, who improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play.

Muskegon led 11-7 after one quarter, 24-16 at halftime and 35-28 after three quarters.

Maurice Sain totaled nine points and five rebounds for Muskegon while Fred Hull had four steals.

MCC’s No. 24 Jaden Johnson goes up for a shot in the lane over No. 13 Michael TenCate. Photo/Randy Riksen


GRAND HAVEN 62, JENISON 45 – Harrison Sorrelle had 21 points while teammate Landon VanBeek added 14 in the conference victory.

Grand Haven led 14-4 in the first quarter, 29-15 entering halftime, and 46-31 at the end of the third quarter.

The Buccaneers are now 2-0 in the O-K Red.


GRAND RAPIDS WEST CATHOLIC 57, SPRING LAKE 48 – Reid Colquitt and Hunter Throop led the Lakers with 10 points each. Jackson Core snagged seven rebounds for Spring Lake.

Spring Lake led the Falcons 16-14 in the first quarter, fell behind 26-24 at halftime, and the Falcons led 39-36 at the end of the third before putting the game away in the fourth. 

The Lakers fell to 0-2.

ALLENDALE 62, FRUITPORT 40 – Gavin Reames led Fruitport with 17 points in the Trojans’ conference loss.

Jacob Schumm goes in for two WMC points over MCC’s No. 3 Elliot Riegler. Photo/Randy Riksen

Fruitport trailed 18-6 after one quarter, 32-19 entering halftime, and 48-26 at the end of the third quarter.

The Trojans are now 0-4 on the season.


WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 68, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 37 – Brekken Fairfied scored 25 points and had seven rebounds to lead Western Michigan Christian to the easy conference win.

The Warriors took control early, jumping out to a 40-18 lead at halftime and rolling from there.

Sam Liggett added 14 points for WMC, which is now 2-1 overall and 2-0 in Lakes 8 play.

Tommy Kartes led MCC with 10 points and seven rebounds. Gabe Johnson added nine points and five rebounds while Jaden Johnson had eight points and eight boards. The Crusaders are now 0-4 overall and 0-2 in conference play.

ORCHARD VIEW 73, MANISTEE 25 – Ke’Ontae Barnes put up a triple-double for the Cardinals with 26 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists on the night. Larry Brewer III scored an additional 20 points against the Cardinals.

Orchard View led 20-5 after one quarter, 40-15 going into halftime, and 64-23 at the end of the third.

The Cardinals are now 4-0 overall and 3-0 in conference play.

MCC’s Lucas Carlton. Photo/Randy Riksen


FREMONT 63, GRANT 50 – The Packers started slow, clinging to an 11-6 lead after one quarter, but pulled away in the second and led 35-18 at halftime and 57-35 after three quarters.

Braiden McDonald led Fremont with 17 points and eight rebounds, Martin Curiel added 15 points, Lane Converse scored a career-high 13 points, Jordan McDonald had eight points and eight rebounds and Joshua Zerfas had seven assists and five rebounds. Payton Swinehart led Grant with 12 points.

Fremont is now 2-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play.

HOLTON 45, WHITE CLOUD 41- Aidan Poling led Holton with 21 points and four steals while teammate Wyatt Monette added 16 points and four steals.

Holton led 11-7 in the first quarter, 21-20 going into halftime, but were down 35-28 at the end of the third quarter before turning it around in the final frame.

Holton is now 3-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play.


GRAND RIVER PREP 75, FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTIAN 48 – The Eagles led 28-27 going into halftime but fell behind 53-33 by the end of the third quarter.

Bradley Richards led the Eagles with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Ethan Cammenga added 10 rebounds while teammate Braden Swanson had five assists for Fruitport Calvary.  Z’Marion Perkins led Grand River Prep with 31 points.

Fruitport Calvary Christian is now 1-2 overall and 0-2 in conference play.