BIG RAPIDS — Hart’s boys basketball team improved to 6-0 on the season with a convincing 80-46 non-conference win over Mesick on Wednesday night.

The game was played at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, part of the college’s invitational tournament.
Leading the way for the Pirates was senior Parker Hovey with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for a rare triple double.
Senior Diego Escamilla followed with 25 points, which included six 3-point baskets, as well as 3 steals.
Junior Blake Weirich contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double.
Also with a big game was freshman Caleb Ackley with 6 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

The Pirates don’t play again now until Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the West Michigan Aviation Academy in Grand Rapids.