SPRING LAKE — It was another rough night for the Spring Lake boys basketball team as the Lakers dropped their fourth straight game, losing to Hudsonville Unity Christian, 63-45 at home in the OK Blue Conference.

Hudsonville got off to a hot start, outscoring the Lakers, 24-5 in the second stanza and never looked back, although the Lakers outscored Unity Christian, 40-39 over the other three quarters.

The two teams were tied, 14-14 at the end of the first quarter. Hudsonville opened up a 38-19 lead at the half with that big second period.

Spring Lake had a 13-11 edge in the third quarter, but Hudsonville took the floor for the fourth period holding a 49-32 lead. The Lakers also outscored Hudsonville, 14-13 in the final stanza.

Kaden George paced the Lakers with 15 points and Porter Saunders contributed 11.

The Lakers fell to 7-10 overall and 4-8 in the conference. Spring Lake next takes to the court at home Tuesday, Feb. 22 against Hamilton.

Spring Lake boys basketball coach Bill Core talking some strategy with his Laker squad on Friday evening (Photo/Kelly Gates)