WHITEHALL–With an incredible fourth quarter comeback the Oakridge girls basketball team pulled off the upset over the Whitehall Vikings in a tight 39-38 West Michigan Conference matchup on Friday evening.
The Eagles struggled as the game opened and the Vikings found an offensive spark early scoring 11 points while holding Oakridge to four during the first eight minutes of action..
Brushing off the rust the Eagles buckled down on offense and started to find the basket, but they were still slightly outscored 15-13 during the second stanza to bring the halftime score to 26-17.
Coming out from the break reenergized and refocused the Eagles displayed strong play from both sides as they held the Vikings to only two points in the third quarter while tossing in nine points in the quarter to get within two at 28-26 with only eight minutes left to play.
The Eagles continued their roll and overpowered the Vikings over the final quarter of action as they took the lead and held it with a 13-10 scoring run in the fourth quarter to steal the win away.
Jasmine Pastor led the way in the Eagle’s rally from behind scoring 14 points, grabbing six rebounds and snagging two steals while Anna Lundquist chipped in with posting a double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds, seven steals, three blocks and two assists.
Oakridge moves to 6-11 overall and 5-7 in the WMC. The Eagles are set to host North Muskegon on Thursday, February 17.
Whitehall falls to 7-11 with a record of 5-7 in the WMC and will be taking a trip to Mason County Central on Thursday, February 17.