Hart’s girls basketball team set the tone early and cruised to a 56-30 victory over host Oakridge Friday night to remain unbeaten in West Michigan Conference play.
The Pirates (7-1, 6-0 WMC) led 19-7 after the first quarter and 36-17 at halftime as their pressure defense took a toll on the Eagles (2-6, 1-4), who finished with 40 turnovers.
Addi Hovey packed the stat sheet for Hart with 16 points, seven rebounds and five steals. Aspen Boutell did the same with 12 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals, while Mariana VanAgtmael scored seven first-quarter points en route to an 11-point, five-steal, five-assist night.
Morgan Marvin snagged six rebounds for the Pirates.
For Oakridge, Destyni Lane had 13 points, two rebounds and two steals. Kaelinn Jozsa finished with six points, 10 rebounds and two assists, while Anna Lundquist added five points, 10 rebounds and four steals.
Next, Hart visits White Cloud at 7 p.m. Tuesday, while Oakridge welcomes Wyoming Potter’s House Christian at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
MONTAGUE 37, RAVENNA 14: At Montague, defense was the name of the game for the host Wildcats, who limited the Bulldogs to two points in each of the first three quarters and remain one game behind Hart in the league standings.
Claire Meacham 12 points, 2 rebounds, 3 blocks
Kendall Osborne 8 points, 4 rebounds, 8 steals, 2 assists
Emma Peterson 4 points, 2 steals
Lauren Smith 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals
Ana Trevino 4 points
Emma Gillard 8 points
Montague 6-2 (5-1 WMC)
Ravenna 2-5 (1-3 WMC)
Montague at Fremont, 7 p.m. Monday
Ravenna at Muskegon Catholic Central, 7 p.m. Tuesday
SHELBY 50, WHITEHALL 47: At Shelby, Kendall Zoulek’s double-double powered the host Tigers to the victory over the Vikings in a game that stayed pretty tight throughout.
Kendall Zoulek 18 points, 12 rebounds, 5 assists
Molli Schultz 11 points, 2 assists
Ella Olmstead 8 points, 8 rebounds
Lauren Brown 6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks
Charley Klint 24 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals
Lola Buckner 9 points
Shelby 6-4 (3-2 WMC)
Whitehall 3-7 (2-4 WMC)
Western Michigan Christian at Whitehall, 7 p.m. Tuesday
Shelby at Ravenna, 7 p.m. Thursday
MASON COUNTY CENTRAL 58, NORTH MUSKEGON 22: At Mason County Central, the host Spartans ran away from the Norse for a fourth-straight win.
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Mason County Central 5-2 (4-2 WMC)
North Muskegon 1-7 (0-6 WMC)
Mason County Central at Ludington, 7 p.m. Monday
Muskegon Heights Academy at North Muskegon, 7 p.m. Monday
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