Month: January 2017

Grand Rapids Christian Continues Dominance in Win Over South Christian

On Friday night, Grand Rapids Christian, the number #1 team in the Remax-United Power Poll,  had yet another stellar performance as they picked up a dominant 71-35 home win over South Christian. The Sailors started the game off strong, as they held an 8-4 lead early on. Following that however, the Eagles responded with a 10-0 run, and it was all over from there. Led by Xavier Tillman’s sixteen points, Grand Rapids Christian dominated this game as a result of their strong transition ability. Playing above the rim all day, paired with a strong day behind the arc, the Eagles offense put up a strong seventy-one point effort. When you add the team’s relentless defense, led by Emmett Warners, the Eagles showed everyone how they are a top team in the state. Announcer Dave VanNoord even referred to the Eagles as a “five-tool team”, as they play all facets of the game tremendously strong. Also contributing strong efforts for the Eagles were Duane Washington (nine points), James Beck (eight points) and Thad Shymanski (seven points). For South Christian, they were led by Conner Kok (eight points), and Alec Wolstra (six points). With the win, Grand Rapids Christian now improves to 6-0 on the season, and 3-0 in the OK Gold. Next week, they will hit the road twice, at Thornapple Kellogg on Friday and at Grand Rapids Catholic Central...

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Hudsonville Opens OK-Red Play With a Game Winner

After a pair of hard fought battles on the gridiron this fall, Rockford and Hudsonville delivered another epic installment of their rivalry on the hardwood on Friday night. Hudsonville, who led for a majority of this game, earned their fifth straight victory after regaining the lead late on a three pointer with 4.8 seconds to go by Aidan Magsig. After the make, Rockford pushed the ball down the floor, but Jason Majerle’s game-winning attempt was off to the left, and the Eagles held on for the 58-57 win. The Rams played another strong game tonight, but with a loss they drop...

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