MONTAGUE – The Montague boys basketball team topped Fremont in a WMC-Lakes matchup on Friday evening.

The Wildcats won, 57-49.

The teams matched baskets to open things up in the first quarter and finished in a 12-all tie. The Wildcats got a little breathing room in the second stanza, outscoring Fremont 13-8 to take a 25-20 halftime lead. 

Fremont narrowed the Montague gap to 37-36 by the end of the third quarter by racking up a 16-12 scoring advantage.

Montague finished with a strong offensive fourth quarter and outscored the Packers 20-13.

Braeden Johnston led the Wildcats with 15 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Owen Raeth added 14 points and grabbed four rebounds.

Montague (4-3, 2-2) will be at home on Tuesday against Kent City.

Fremont (3-3, 1-2) will visit Orchard View in a league matchup on Thursday.