Girls basketball was back in full swing on Tuesday night. A recap of the area’s action.
Algoma Christian 41 GR Sacred Heart 26
Alma 41 Shepherd 29
Belding 70 Lakewood 56
Byron Center 61 South Christian 33: The Bulldogs had little trouble with neighbor South Christian in a non-league tune-up. Lily Zeinstra led BC with 18 points.
Caledonia 48 Hamilton 33
Coopersville 38 Oakridge 37
Edwardsburg 72 Mattawan 59: The Eddies secured a victory over Mattawan on Tuesday. Macey Laubauch led the Eddies with 24 points. Ella Castelucci (17) and Katie Schaible (10) added to the Eddies’ tally. Adelaide Douglass had a strong evening with 22 points for Mattawan, while Delaney Elsmore (14) and Yasmin Pirbhai (13) also finished in double figures.
Greenville 40 Comstock Park 39
Hopkins 54 West Michigan Aviation Academy 29: The Vikings secured a convincing victory against the Aviators on Tuesday. Mady Weber led the way with 20 points, while Ellie Sebright tossed in 15.
Ionia 44 Hastings 35
Jenison 44 Zeeland West 27: The Wildcats took down the Dux in a non-conference bout. Ella Haik paced the victorious Jenison crew with 16 points, while Terin Maynard added 14.
Kelloggsville 46 Covenant Christian 44
Mona Shores 46 Shelby 29: The Sailors took down the Tigers in a non-league basketball contest on Tuesday. It was 10-7 Mona Shores early, as the Sailors won all four quarters in this game. Ali Phillips paced the victors with 17 points, while Olivia Sobczak added 10. Kendall Zoulek was Shelby’s top scorer with 14.
Newaygo 61 Western Michigan Christian 54: The Lions stopped the Warriors in a non-league showdown. Jaxi Long had 29 points, including 22 in the fourth quarter alone! She helped Newaygo outscore WMC 28-10 in the final frame, securing their victory. The Lions trailed by six with ninety seconds to go, before Long made three straight triples in just twenty-four seconds. Emmerson Goodin added 17 points for Newaygo. WMC was led by Maddie Wiersema, who finished with 33.
Plainwell 41 Middleville 30
Unity Christian 50 Zeeland East 28
West Catholic 58 Reeths Puffer 44: The Falcons took down the Rockets in a non-league bout. Abbey Kimball led the way with 19 for the Falcons, while Elisha Dysktra (10) and Anna Ignatoski (7) also had strong scoring days.
West Ottawa 55 Allendale 23
Whitehall 51 Fruitport 17: The Vikings blitzed the Trojans in a non-league game, tripling up their opponent. Charley Klint scored half of Whitehall’s points with 25. Autumn Ferris tossed in 6 points, while McKena Coron had 11 rebounds and 5 steals.