Six girls basketball games and two boys contests involving West Michigan Conference teams were played Friday night.
Here is a roundup of the action from Jan. 27, 2023:
MONTAGUE 51, WHITEHALL 27: Visiting Montague trailed 5-0 after the first quarter but scored the next 12 points and erupted for 38 in the second half in this Game of the Week victory.
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LUDINGTON 42, OAKRIDGE 40: In a game that was tight throughout, host Ludington squeaked out a WMC Lakes Division win over Oakridge to stay unbeaten in the division.
Keelyn Laird 15 points
Jordyn Anderson 9 points
Emma McKinley 5 points
Anna Lundquist 18 points, 9 rebounds
Destyni Lane 8 points
Ludington 11-3 (8-0 WMC Lakes)
Oakridge 10-4 (5-3 WMC Lakes)
MANISTEE 57, ORCHARD VIEW 30: Visiting Manistee made the snowy drive to Orchard View and heated up from the start with a 15-0 first-quarter scoring advantage in this WMC Lakes Division contest.
Jayna Edmondson 15 points
Libby McCarthy 8 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists
Grace Whitmer 7 points, 8 rebounds
Orchard View leaders:
Elizabeth Estelle 8 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals
Cambrie Hardy 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists
Nazalia Mendiola 8 points, 2 steals
Mia Martin 9 rebounds, 4 blocks
J’la Childers 6 rebounds
Manistee 7-7 (4-4 WMC Lakes)
Orchard View 1-13 (0-8 WMC Lakes)
FREMONT 30, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 28: Host Fremont rallied from a 21-10 halftime deficit and picked up the nonleague win on Lily VandenBerg’s 15-foot jumper from the baseline down the stretch.
Jessica Bennett 13 points, 5 rebounds
Olivia Hansen 6 points
Lily VandenBerg 6 points
Carrie Ladd 12 points
Claire LaVigne 10 points
Fremont 5-11 (2-5 WMC Lakes)
Muskegon Catholic Central 4-8 (0-1 Alliance)
MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 55, HOLTON 37: Host Mason County Central outscored Holton 17-7 in the first quarter and 15-8 in the third quarter of this WMC Rivers Division matchup.
Mallory Miller 16 points, 3 assists
Wren Nelson 12 points, 3 blocks
Eva Hradel 9 points
Grace Weinert 6 assists, 4 steals
Charlie Banks 4 assists
Ryann Robins 12 points, 11 rebounds
Kate Conzemius 6 points
Mason County Central 12-2 (7-1 WMC Rivers)
Holton 6-8 (3-5 WMC Rivers)
NORTH MUSKEGON 44, HESPERIA 14: Host North Muskegon held Hesperia scoreless in the second and fourth quarters en route to picking up the WMC Rivers Division victory.
North Muskegon leaders:
Grace Philpot 11 points
Layla Hurst 8 points
Kaylee Martin 6 points, 5 assists, 3 steals
Francine Vinson 10 rebounds
Lucy Fricke 7 rebounds, 2 assists
Grace Weberg 8 points
North Muskegon 4-10 (3-5 WMC Rivers)
Hesperia (1-13 (0-7 WMC Rivers)
GRAND RAPIDS COVENANT CHRISTIAN 86, OAKRIDGE 49: Visiting Oakridge hung with Covenant Christian in the first half, trailing 36-33, but the Eagles ran out of gas in the second half after playing back-to-back nights.
Peyton Ruel 16 points, 5 assists
Brody Jennings 9 points
Matt Danicek 9 points
Evan Jozsa 7 rebounds
Evan Miller 5 assists
Covenant Christian leaders:
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Oakridge 4-8 (2-4 WMC Lakes)
Covenant Christian 9-5
WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 65, ORCHARD VIEW 46: Orchard View dropped a nonconference road game against former Lakes 8 Activities Conference foe Western Michigan Christian.
Orchard View leaders:
Brian Sewell 23 points, 3 steals
Keith McAllister 11 points, 3 steals
No stats submitted
Orchard View 2-10 (1-5 WMC Lakes)
Western Michigan Christian 3-10 (Independent)
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