The Wildcats fought tooth and nail, exchanging blows with Comstock for three quarters. Montague’s defense was able to settle the Panthers down in the fourth, using a 14-6 scoring advantage to pull away.
Meacham racked up 18 points for Montague while Kendall Osborne posted 11 points and Haylee Schwartz added 10 points.
Montague trailed 12-11 after the first but rallied back to a 22-21 lead at halftime. The Wildcats trailed 32-31 entering the fourth quarter.
Montague will take on their first West Michigan Conference opponent on Friday when they travel to Oakridge to square off with the Eagles at 7 p.m