Tuesday boys hoops roundup: Ludington defeats WMC; OV clinches Lakes 8 title

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The Ludington boys basketball team defeated Western Michigan Christian 58-47 on Tuesday in a Lakes 8 game.

The loss for the Warriors officially eliminated them from league title contending as Orchard View is now crowned league champion. 

The Orioles outscored WMC 19-16 in the first quarter and 15-8 in the second quarter to take a 34-24 lead into halftime.

Ludington carried the momentum into the second half extending the lead to 45-29 into the fourth quarter. 

Peyton LaCombe paced the Orioles with 17 points, while David Schillinger chipped in with 16 and Brad Meysar finished the evening with 12. 

The Warriors were led by Owen Varnado with a game-high 20 points. 

The Orioles improved to 9-5 overall and 5-3 in conference play, while WMC is now 11-3 on the season and 6-2 in league competition.

LAKES 8

ORCHARD VIEW 82, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 54-Larry Brewer III scored 28 points as the Cardinals defeat Muskegon Heights on Tuesday night in Lakes 8 play. 

The Cardinals jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first quarter and led 39-17 at halftime.

Both teams scored 22 points in the third quarter, pushing the score to 61-39 at the start the fourth quarter. 

Ke’ontae Barnes finished the evening with 23 points, while Jay Jay Tunstull chipped in with 16. 

The Cardinals improved to 16-1 overall and finished with a conference record of 7-1.

WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE

SHELBY 53, NORTH MUSKEGON 32- The Tigers cruised to a West Michigan Conference win on Tuesday night.

Logan Claeys paced Shelby with 22 points while Joseph Hayes added 18.

The Norse were led by Will Gallo with nine points.

O-K GREEN CONFERENCE

HOLLAND 65, MONA SHORES 36 – The Sailors fell to conference rival Holland on Tuesday to fall to 2-13 for the season and 2-11 in the O-K Green Conference.

Holland jumped out to a 22-10 lead, led 32-21 at halftime and had a 50-29 advantage by the end of the third quarter.

Da’veon Davis led the Sailors with eight points, followed by Parker Swartz with seven points and four rebounds, and Demetri Roberson with six points.

CSAA

HOLTON 56, WHITE CLOUD 24-The Red Devils clinch a share of the CSAA Silver Division championship with a win over the Indians on Tuesday. 

Holton jumped out to an18-3 lead in the first quarter and led 28-12 and the end of the first half.

The Red Devils extended the lead in the third quarter, taking a 42-20 advantage into the fourth quarter. 

Aidan Poling paced the Red Devils with 22 points, while Wyatt Monette helped the cause with 12 and Austin Fowler chipped in with eight. 

The Red Devils improved to 12-5 overall and 9-0 in conference play. 

FREMONT 67, CHIPPEWA HILLS 20-Braiden McDonald scored his 1,000th point of his career to help lead the Packers to a CSAA Gold conference win on Tuesday.

McDonald finished with 17 points. Jordan McDonald added 10 points, while Elijah Spears recorded eight for Fremont.

The Packers improved to 12-4 overall and 11-2 in conference play.

LAKEVIEW 60, HESPERIA 24– The Panthers lost in CSAA Silver conference contest on Tuesday. 

Maddox Mosely paced the Panthers with nine points.

The Panthers are now 0-15 overall and 0-9 in conference play.

MORLEY STANWOOD 41 KENT CITY 35-The Eagles fell short in CSAA Silver Conference game on Tuesday night.

Kent City fell behind 13-3 in the first quarter but battled back to cut the deficit to 21-17 at halftime. 

The Eagles outscored the Mohawks 8-7 in the third to make the score 28-25 heading into the fourth quarter but failed to complete the comeback. 

Kent City is now 6-7 overall and 5-4 in conference play.

ALLIANCE LEAGUE

FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTAIN 53, HOLLAND CALVARY CHRISTIAN 47-Bradley Richards double-double propelled the Eagles to an Alliance League victory over Holland Calvary on Tuesday. 

Richards paced the Eagles with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Jacob May recorded nine points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Braden Cohea finished with nine points and 10 rebounds. 

The Eagles improved to 8-6 overall and 5-2 in conference play. 

O-K BLUE CONFERENCE

SPRING LAKE 69, ALLENDALE 54 – Sam Sheridan led the Lakers to an O-K Blue victory with 17 points against the Falcons on Tuesday night.

Jaron Little followed with 11 points for Spring Lake, along with Kaden George with 10, Evan McDermott with nine, and Jackson Core with eight.

Allendale outpaced the Lakers through the first half, leading 15-13 through the first quarter and 36-30 at halftime.

The Lakers took over with a huge third quarter, outscoring the Falcons 17-5 to end the third quarter with a 47-41 advantage.

Spring Lake is now 3-10 in both the regular season and in the O-K Blue conference play.

O-K RED CONFERENCE

HUDSONVILLE 48, GRAND HAVEN 40-The Bucs fall to Hudsonville in OK Red Conference action Tuesday night.

Grand Haven jumped out to a 15-10 lead after the first quarter, and the two teams battled to a 21-21 tie at halftime.

The Bucs fell behind 33-27 heading into the fourth quarter

Bashir Neely paced Grand Haven with nine points.

The Bucs are now 8-5 overall on the season.

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