ZEELAND–The Muskegon Big Red boys’ basketball team kept their perfect record intact Friday night as they got by the Zeeland West Dux in an OK Conference-Green contest, 55-46.

Muskegon senior Jordan Briggs had another big night for the Big Reds with a game-high 21 points, including going 12-of-14 from the free throw line. He converted on several attempts from the charity stripe down the stretch, going 7-for-8 in the final eight minutes. Briggs also connected on three 3-pointers.

Joining Briggs in double digits was Anthony Sydnor III with 13 points. Off the bench, Justin Watson contributed three key 3-pointers for nine points.

The Big Reds held a 17-11 lead after the first quarter of action and went into the half with a 27-20 lead.

Muskegon extended that lead to 41-31 by outscoring the Dux 14-11 in the third period.

Zeeland West held the upper hand in the final eight minutes 15-14 as the Big Reds held on for their seventh consecutive win of the season.

Merritt Alderink led Zeeland West with 18 points.

Muskegon (7-0, 3-0) will be back in action this evening (Saturday) when they travel to Ferndale to participate in the Horatio Williams Foundation MLK Freedom Classic where they will take on Warren Lincoln at 4:55 pm.

Photos courtesy of Photographer Craig Smith