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It was a busy Tuesday night for the West Michigan Conference boys basketball teams as several competed in nonleague competitions around the area.
All four teams from the conference earned wins in their respective games.
Here is a roundup of action from Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022:
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MONTAGUE 66, ORCHARD VIEW 47: At Orchard View, the visiting Wildcats used a 21-8 second quarter to create some momentum entering the break. Montague came out strong in the third quarter and outscored the Cardinals 26-9 and coasted to a nonleague victory.
Owen Raeth 11 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists
Isaiah Atchison 10 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists
Paul Olson 8 points, 5 rebounds
Montague 9-4 overall
Orchard View 3-10 overall
OAKRIDGE 78, WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 57: At Western Michigan Christian, the visiting Eagles came out hot with a 22-12 first quarter. Oakridge broke the game open in the second quarter, where it outscored WMC 16-7. The Warriors were unable to overcome the deficit. Oakridge guard Garrett Wever scored 30 points on the evening.
Garrett Wever 30 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists
Ethan Jozsa 18 points, 5 blocks
Peyton Ruel 7 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists
Oakridge 8-8 overall
WMC 3-9 overall
WHITEHALL 76, MANISTEE 49: At Manistee, the visiting Vikings opened the game with a 25-5 first quarter. The Chippewas chipped away at the deficit and outscored the Vikings by four in the second quarter, but Whitehall repeated its dominance with a 24-7 third quarter and sailed to victory.
Camden Thompson 20 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists
Kyle Stratton 12 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals
Red Watson 12 points, 3 assists, 3 steals
Isaac DeHart 9 points
Whitehall 9-4 overall
Manistee 1-13 overall
RAVENNA 54, MUSKEGON CATHOLIC CENTRAL 37: At Ravenna, the host Bulldogs took care of business in nonleague action, jumping out to a 25-12 lead over the Crusaders at the break. In the second half, Ravenna held off MCC to lock up its ninth overall win.
Grant Becklin 15 points, 7 rebounds
Travis May 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists
Kyle Beebe 13 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists
Ravenna 9-4 overall
MCC 4-8 overall
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