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The CatchMark SportsNet Game of the Week lived up to its billing Friday night, as Ravenna edged host Montague, 52-46, in a competitive boys basketball clash.
That’s two big road wins this week for the Bulldogs (7-3), who at the midway point of the season are sitting in a nice position — alone atop the West Michigan Conference standings at 6-1. On Tuesday, the ‘Dogs earned a 57-48 victory at Shelby, which knocked off Whitehall on Friday.
Montague slips to 4-4 overall and 3-4 in the conference.
Here’s a replay of the livestream of the game produced by CatchMark SportsNet:
Here are stat leaders for Ravenna and Montague, followed by a roundup of other action from the conference Friday night.
Kyle Beebe 22 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists
Grant Becklin 19 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals
Travis May 6 points, 4 assists, 5 steals
Tate Stine 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists
Owen Raeth 10 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
Rodney Brassfield 7 points, 8 rebounds
Ravenna 7-3 overall, 6-1 WMC
Montague 4-4 overall, 3-4 WMC
SHELBY 55, WHITEHALL 54: At Shelby, the host Tigers pulled out this thriller as Whitehall had a chance to win on a last-second shot. Shelby lead 21-14 at the half and hung on for the big win.
Joseph Hayes 20 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals
Mason Garcia 11 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists
Bishop Lee 10 points, 5 rebounds
Jack Houtteman 13 points, 3 rebounds
Camden Thompson 10 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocks
Red Watson 10 points, 3 assists, 4 steals
Shelby 5-3 overall, 3-2 WMC
Whitehall 5-4 overall, 4-2 WMC
NORTH MUSKEGON 58, MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 56 (OT): At North Muskegon, the host Norsemen jumped out to a 28-17 lead at the half, but Mason County Central battled back in this dramatic matchup. The Spartans had a chance to win it at the end of regulation, and tie it at the end of overtime, but could not convert. North Muskegon’s Brandon Rypstra hit a 3-pointer, followed by Troy McManus’ two free throws, to push the Norse over the top in OT.
North Muskegon leaders:
Sam Gallo 13 points, 5 rebounds
Brandon Rypstra 11 points
James Young 9 points 3 assists
Champ Young 9 points, 5 rebounds
Troy McManus 5 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists
Mason County Central leaders:
Will Chye 27 points, 9 rebounds
Jayden Perrone 12 points
Kolden Meyer 10 points
North Muskegon 7-3 overall, 5-2 WMC
MCC 4-5 overall, 0-5 WMC
OAKRIDGE 69, HART 44: At Oakridge, the host Eagles jumped on Hart 23-9 in the first quarter and rode that wave to a runaway league victory. Oakridge led 40-24 at halftime.
Hunter DeLora 22 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals
Garrett Wever 12 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists
Ethan Jozsa 11 points, 3 blocks
Matt Danicek 9 points
Peyton Ruel 7 assists, 5 rebounds
Parker Hovey 15 points, 8 rebounds
Caleb Bitley 10 points
Jake VanderWilk 6 points, 5 rebounds
Oakridge 5-6 overall, 2-5 WMC
Hart 4-4 overall, 2-4 WMC
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