LUDINGTON — A big fourth quarter lifted the Ludington boys basketball team to its 11th straight win, with a 56-48 non-conference victory over visiting Petoskey on Saturday afternoon.

The Orioles jumped out in the opening quarter with an 18-11 lead. The Northmen went on a run in the second stanza and outscored Ludington, 13-10 to cut the Orioles’ lead down to four, 28-24 at the half.  
Petoskey (8-3) dominated the third quarter and had a 19-6 scoring advantage and drove out to a 43-37 lead to start the fourth quarter.

The Orioles exploded in the final period, outscoring the Northmen, 22-5. Levi Laman scored seven of his 11 points in the run.

David Shillinger paced the Orioles with 16 points, followed by Matthew Westhouse with 12.
Caden Trudeau led the Northmen with 14 points and Jimmy Marshall added 12.

Ludington resumes play in the West Michigan Conference Lakes Division hosting Orchard View on Tuesday night.