Poor shooting was a big factor in the Viking’s defeat as Whitehall shot 20-of-60 from the field while Zeeland East went 29-of 54 from the field.
The Viking’s struggled from beyond the arc shooting 2-of-15 while the host team converted on 9-of-17 from three point range.
Whitehall wasted opportunities at the charity stripe as well shooting just 13-of-27.
Zeeland East held a 15-11 lead at the end of the first quarter. Whitehall was outscored 19-12 in the second stanza and trailed 34-23 at the halftime intermission.
Zeeland East extended their lead in the second half racking up a 24-16 scoring advantage in the third quarter. The Viking’s managed a 16-14 advantage in the final eight minutes of action.
Camden Thompson led the Vikings with a double-double scoring 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Ca’Mar Ready tossed in 19 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Whitehall (4-2, 2-0) will be right back into action at Zeeland West on Thursday, December 29.