Seven of the eight West Michigan Conference boys basketball teams wrapped up their regular season last night.
Several of those teams displayed their preparation for next week’s district playoffs with dominate play and clutch victories.
Read below to see the full roundup of Thursday’s action.
NORTH MUSKEGON 51, WYOMING POTTER’S HOUSE 50: At North Muskegon, the host Norse trailed by nine points at halftime. North Muskegon fought to keep it close in the third. Late in the final quarter of play, junior guard Troy McManus knocked down a game-winning three-point shot to give the Norse the edge.
North Muskegon leaders:
Troy McManus 15 points, 3 assists
Brandon Rypstra 11 points
James Young 11 points
Jason Bogue 5 rebounds
North Muskegon 12-8 overall
Potter’s House 14-6 overall
MONTAGUE 47, FRUITPORT 45: At Fruitport, the visiting Wildcats entered into a preview of next week’s district quarterfinal matchup against the Trojans. After trailing 19-17 at the break, the ‘Cats fought back to put up a 21-15 fourth quarter score, giving them the two-point winning edge. The rematch and district playoff game will take place Monday at 5:30 p.m. on March 7 at Spring Lake High School.
Tate Stine 18 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists
Isaiah Atchison 13 points, 11 rebounds, 5 blocks, 5 steals
Owen Raeth 6 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist
Montague 14-6 overall
Fruitport 7-13 overall
WHITEHALL 56, WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN 45: At Whitehall, the host Vikings used an explosive second quarter to gain a 31-15 advantage over the Warriors at halftime. In the second half, the Warriors outscored the Vikings 30-25 but were unable to overcome the deficit.
Camden Thompson 20 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals
Isaac DeHart 12 points, 2 rebounds
Red Watson 10 points, 9 assists
Brodie Fogus 8 points, 7 rebounds
Whitehall 15-5 overall
WMC 7-13 overall
RAVENNA 46, CHIPPEWA HILLS 21: At Ravenna, the host Bulldogs took care of business in preparation for the district tournament. Ravenna led 23-7 after one half of play and didn’t look back. The ‘Dogs outscored the Warriors 23-14 in the second half to earn their final regular season victory.
Kyle Beebe 16 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists
Grant Becklin 9 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Travis May 5 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
Ravenna 13-6 overall
Chippewa Hills 1-19 overall
SHELBY 66, HESPERIA 20: At Shelby, the host Tigers sported a 42-12 lead heading into the break. In the second half, the Tigers continued their scoring authority to round out a win for their final home game of the season.
Joseph Hayes 30 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists
Bishop Lee 15 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists
Carson Claeys 6 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists
Shelby 12-8 overall
Hesperia 1-18 overall
HART 69, WHITE CLOUD 59: At Hart, a slow start for the host Pirates resulted in a 31-24 halftime advantage for the Indians. Hart cut the deficit to two points at the end of the third. In the final quarter of play, the Pirates capitalized on scoring opportunities to walk away with their final home victory of the season.
Wyatt Dean 29 points (seven 3-pointers)
Blake Weirich 12 points, 7 rebounds
Jake VanderWilk 8 points, 6 rebounds
Kohen Porter 6 assists
Hart 5-14 overall
White Cloud 8-11 overall
LUDINGTON 68, MASON COUNTRY CENTRAL 40: At Mason County Central, the visiting Orioles used a huge 34-8 halftime lead to propel them to victory.
Will Chye 12 points, 5 rebounds
Jayden Perrone 10 points, 5 rebounds
Kolden Myer 9 points, 5 rebounds
Ludington 12-8 overall
MCC 5-14 overall
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