Tuesday boys hoops roundup: Ravenna defeats Montague in OT on a buzzer beater from half court

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Kyle Beebe nailed a shot from just inside the half-court line to propel the Ravenna boys basketball team to a 64-62 overtime win over Montague in a West Michigan Conference game on Tuesday.

Beebe led the Bulldogs with 20 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals.

Ravenna’s No. 4 Hunter Hogan grabs a loose ball and takes it up court. Photo/Leo Valdez

Ravenna trailed 13-10 after the opening quarter and 25-21 at the halftime break. The Bulldogs cut their deficit to 43-40 heading into the final quarter of regulations.

The Bulldogs closed regulation by going on a 15-12 run to tie the game at 55-55 and force overtime. Ravenna outscored the Wildcats by a slim 9-7 margin in overtime.

Grant Becklin added 13 points and six rebounds for Ravenna, while Joel Emery chipped in with 11 points and six rebounds.

The Wildcats were paced by Isaiah Atchison with 16 points, while Drew Collins contributed with 13 points and four assists. Braeden Johnston had 10 points.

The Bulldogs are now 6-2 overall on the season while Montague is 6-2 on the season.

WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE

NORTH MUSKEGON 57, MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 48-Brennen McManus’ 21 points led the Norse to a West Michigan Conference win on Tuesday night.

Montague’s No. 30 Isaiah Atchison goes in for two points. Photo/Leo Valdez

Troy McManus added 12 points and four steals for North Muskegon, while Denny Belmonte recorded four points and seven assists. 

The Norse outscored Mason County Central 14-11 in the first, 10-7 in the second and 20-13 in the third quarter to take a 44-31 lead into the fourth quarter. 

The Spartans were led by Will Chye with 18 points, while Jayden Perrone finished with 13. 

The Norse improved to 3-4 overall, while Mason County Central fell to 0-9 overall. 

WHITEHALL 52, SHELBY 47 – The Vikings continued their perfect season in league play with a West Michigan Conference win on Tuesday.

Shelby had the momentum early, jumping out to a 13-10 lead in the first quarter before the Vikings came back to take a 27-26 advantage at halftime.

 

The Tigers went on a 19-13 run during the third quarter to take a 45-40 lead heading into the final stanza before Whitehall stormed back with a 12-2 fourth run to close out the comeback win.

Montague’s Drew Collins goes in for two points over Joel Emery (left). Photo/Leo Valdez

Dayton Cole led the Vikings with 14 points, while Addison Bluhm added 13 and Andrew Durbin chipped in with 10.

Red Watson played strong defensive for Whitehall, pulling down 11 rebounds, while dishing out six assists and four steals.

The Vikings are now 7-2 on the year and 6-0 in conference play.

OAKRIDGE 60, HART 41-The Eagles earned a West Michigan Conference win on Tuesday night. 

Oakridge jumped out to a 17-6 lead after one quarter, had a 33-16 lead at halftime and was up by a 41-27 margin after the third quarter. 

Luke Martin paced the Eagles with 17 points, while Ethan Jozsa scored 13 and Hunter Delora chipped in with nine. 

The Pirates were led by Parker Hoovey with 12 points while Tony Rayo and Zach Bitely each chipped in with eight.

C.S.A.A

HOLTON 65, LAKEVIEW 34-The Red Devils remained unbeaten in CSAA Silver Division play with a win on Tuesday.

Holton outscored the Wildcats 21-6 in the first and 13-8 in the second quarter to take a 34-14 into halftime.

The Red Devils added an 18-13 third quarter run to take a 52-27 lead into the fourth quarter. 

Brodrick Fialek paced the Red Devils with 15 points, and five rebounds. Wyatt Monette chipped in with 13 points, while Aidan Poling added 11 points and six steals. 

The Red Devils improved to 9-1 overall, and 6-0 in conference play.

O-K GREEN CONFERENCE

MUSKEGON 55, ZEELAND WEST 30 – The Big Reds improved to 7-3 on the season and 7-1 in league play with an O-K Green Conference victory on Tuesday.

Muskegon held a slim 8-7 at the end of the first quarter, then went on a 19-6 run to take a 27-13 advantage at halftime.

The Big Reds never looked back after that, scoring 14 points in both the third and fourth quarters while holding Zeeland West to 17 points total in the second half.

Anthony Sydnor led the Big Reds in scoring with 18 points to go along with five rebounds. Maurice Sain had eight points, while Fred Hull, Kayden Smith and Terrance Davis each contributed six points apiece.

WYOMING 71, REETHS-PUFFER 65 – The Rockets dropped to a .500 winning percentage after an O-K Green Conference defeat on Tuesday night.

Travis Ambrose led the way for Reeths Puffer with 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Kaleb Mitchelson added 16 points for the Rockets, while Jaxson Whitaker chipped in with 15 and Kendall Smith put up 14.

Reeths Puffer is now 5-5 on the season and 4-4 in the O-K Green Conference play.

MONA SHORES 64, GRAND RAPIDS UNION 41- The Sailors cruised to an O-K Green Conference win on Tuesday.

Drew Southland paced Mona Shores with 20 points, while Parker Swartz added 13 and Ethan Krueger had 11.

The Sailors jumped out to a 17-3 lead after the opening quarter and 38-6 at halftime. Mona Shores’ lead was cut to 46-20 heading into the fourth quarter.

LAKES 8 CONFERENCE

LUDINGTON 73, MANISTEE 39-David Schillinger’s 20 points helped the Orioles fly past Manistee in Lakes 8 Conference play.

Peyton Lacombe recorded 13 points and nine rebounds for Ludingtion, while Dylan Eaton chipped in with 11 points. 

The Orioles outscored Manistee 16-6 in the first quarter and 14-10 in the second quarter to take a 30-16 lead into halftime.

Ludington extended the lead to 51-30 at the start of the final quarter of play. 

The Orioles improved to 5-4 overall and 3-3 in conference play.

ORCHARD VIEW 76, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC 58 – The Cardinals kept their perfect season alive with a Lakes 8 Conference win on Tuesday.

Orchard View jumped out to a 16-7 lead after the first quarter before exploding for 26 second quarter points to take a 42-26 advantage at halftime.

The Cardinals extended their lead to 64-37 heading into the final quarter. MCC closed out the game with a 21-11 fourth quarter run.

Ke’ontae Barnes led the way for Orchard View, scoring 25 points (10/11 from the free throw line), along with snatching six steals defensively. Jay Jay Tunstill followed up with 20 points, while Darius Williams added 10 points to go along with nine assists, eight rebounds and seven steals.

The Crusaders were paced by Tommy Kartes with 16 points and eight rebounds, while Jaden Johnson added 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Lucas Carlton chipped in 12 points and six rebounds.

The Cardinals are now 10-0 on the season and 6-0 in Lakes 8 play, while MCC is 2-6 overall and 0-4 in league action.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 59, MUSKEGON HEIGHTS 50 – The Warriors led 13-9 after the first quarter, then trailed 24-20 at halftime.

WMC went on a 21-10 run during the third quarter to take a 41-34 advantage heading into the fourth.

Owen Varnado paced the Crusaders with 19 points and eight rebounds while Isaac Parker added 14 points. Michael Tencate chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds.

WMC is now 6-3 on the season and 4-1 in league play.

O-K BLUE CONFERENCE

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN 57, SPRING LAKE 33 – The Lakers dropped an O-K Blue Conference clash on Tuesday night.

Spring Lake struggled offensively, going 4-for-21 from the floor in the first half, including 0-for-9 from three-point range.

Holland Christian hit seven three-point baskets in the first half and went into the break with a 35-11 lead. Both teams scored 22 points during the second half.

Kaden George led the Lakers in scoring with nine points, while Callum Saxe had six and Hunter Throop added five.

Spring Lake is now 2-5 overall and in the O-K Blue Conference.

ALLIANCE LEAGUE

FRUITPORT CALVARY CHRISTIAN 74, KALAMAZOO HERITAGE 32-The Eagles won every quarter in a blowout win on Tuesday night in Alliance League play.

Braden Cohea paced the Eagles with 17 points and seven rebounds, while Jacob May added 17 points and Bradley Richards chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds. 

The Eagles improved to 5-3 overall and 3-2 in conference play.

O-K RED CONFERENCE

CALEDONIA 63, GRAND HAVEN 52 – The Bucs trailed 25-9 at the end of the first quarter, 39-22 at halftime and 49-44 through three quarters.

Harrison Sorrelle led Grand Haven with 18 points while Nicolas Stump added 13.

NON-LEAGUE

BIG RAPIDS CROSSROADS 55, HESPERIA 50– The Panthers dropped a non-league contest on Tuesday night.

Big Rapids Crossroads outscored the Panthers 21-14 in the first quarter and 13-8 in the second quarter to take a 34-22 lead at halftime.

The Panthers cut into the lead, outscoring the Cougars 20-15 in the third, making the score 49-42 at the beginning of the fourth quarter. But Hesperia could not complete the comeback.

Riley Taylor paced the Panthers with 16 points.

 

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