NEWAYGO–The Newaygo Lions girls basketball team got by the Chippewa Hills Warriors on Thursday evening, 35-29, in a CSAA battle played at Newaygo.
Newaygo led at halftime 13-11 and increased its lead to 27-13 by the end of the third quarter and hung on for the six-point win.
Barbara Toth led Newaygo with 18 points, 6 steals and 5 rebounds. Addison Goodin chipped in with 9 points and grabbed three rebounds.
“Proud of the girls tonight. They hung tough on an off shooting night and were able to get the victory,” said Newaygo coach Nate Thomasma.
“We know we have to continue to get better and continue to work hard in practice. We got a good week of practice coming up to get ready for a tough Central Montcalm team.”
Newaygo improved to 1-1 overall (1-0 in conference).