High School basketball has returned!

The 2021-22 girls basketball season kicked off on Tuesday night and area fans were thrilled to be back in the stands. 

Here are your headlines from Tuesday night’s girls basketball matchups: 

Kent City girls basketball shows it is still the team to beat in west Michigan with a convincing season-opening win over Muskegon in non-league action (+PHOTO GALLERY). 

Montague’s Claire Meacham also stepped up in the Wildcats’ season tipoff, tallying 18 points in an exciting win over Comstock Park. 

Shelby girls struggle in second half, fall to Newaygo 47-26

Mason County Central rallies to beat Manistee in season opener

Mona Shores opens 2021-22 girls basketball campaign with win over Forest Hills Eastern (+PHOTO GALLERY)

Ravenna offense struggles in girls hoops loss to Coopersville

Oakridge’s Lundquist puts up double-double in Eagles’ loss to Sparta

Fruitport offense stalls after first quarter, falls to Holland in girls basketball season tipoff

Muskegon Catholic falls behind quickly in non-league loss to Potter’s House (+PHOTO GALLERY)

Whitehall offense sputters in girls basketball loss to Allendale

29-point fourth quarter leads Spring Lake past Fremont in girls basketball season opener (+PHOTO GALLERY)

Calling all fans, photographers and reporters! Will you be attending area basketball games or any other high school sports in west Michigan?

Become an LSJ contributor today! Email us any photos or hashtag #LocalSportsJournal on social media for any photos or videos you post cheering on your team. 

Good luck to all the areas teams this winter and continue to visit, LocalSportsJournal.com.

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