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WMC girls basketball: Oakridge stuns Shelby with balanced team effort

Hart and Whitehall pick up runaway road victories.

With Montague and Mason County Central playing Thursday in West Michigan Conference girls basketball, only three games were on the slate Friday.

Oakridge’s home upset win over Shelby was easily the biggest surprise of the night.

Here’s a roundup of games played Jan. 28, 2022:

Anna Lundquist of the Oakridge girls basketball team is photographed at the CatchMark Media Day on Nov. 24, 2021, in Whitehall, Mich. (Cody Ottinger | CatchMark)

OAKRIDGE 32, SHELBY 27: At Oakridge, the host Eagles’ 9-4 scoring advantage in the second quarter proved the difference in pulling the upset.

Oakridge leaders:

Anna Lundquist 11 points, 14 rebounds, 2 steals

Destyni Lane 6 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals

Jasmine Pastor 5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals

Delaney Ruel 5 points

Shelby leaders:

Molli Schultz 9 points, 3 steals

Ella Olmstead 8 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals

Kendall Zoulek 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists

Records:

Oakridge 3-9 (2-6 WMC)

Shelby 8-5 (5-3 WMC)

Next games:

Oakridge at Grand Rapids Covenant Christian, 7 p.m. Tuesday

Orchard View at Shelby, 7 p.m. Tuesday

Addi Hovey of the Hart girls basketball team is photographed at the CatchMark Media Day on Nov. 24, 2021, in Whitehall, Mich. (Cody Ottinger | CatchMark)

HART 60, RAVENNA 21: At Ravenna, the visiting and first-place Pirates raced out to a 17-6 first-quarter lead and extended the margin to 38-10 by halftime. Hart had 20 assists on 22 baskets.

Hart leaders:

Addi Hovey 18 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals

Abby Hicks 9 points, 4 rebounds

Morgan Marvin 8 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals

Mariana VanAgtmael 9 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals

Aspen Boutell 8 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals

Ravenna leaders:

Emma Gillard 11 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals

Hope Hulka 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Mattisen Crowley 5 rebounds

Records:

Hart 11-1 (9-0 WMC)

Ravenna 3-8 (1-6 WMC)

Next games:

Caledonia at Hart, 7 p.m. Tuesday

Ravenna at Remus Chippewa Hills, 7 p.m. Tuesday

The Whitehall varsity girls basketball team is photographed at the CatchMark Sports Media Day on Nov. 24, 2021 (Kara Raeth | CatchMark)

WHITEHALL 53, NORTH MUSKEGON 14: At North Muskegon, the visiting Vikings dominated from start to finish en route to posting a third-straight dominating conference win.

Whitehall leaders:

Charley Klint 16 points, 9 rebounds, 5 steals

Ashley TenBrink 12 points

Lola Buckner 6 points

North Muskegon leaders:

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Records:

Whitehall 6-8 (5-4 WMC)

North Muskegon 2-10 (0-9 WMC)

Next games:

Fremont at Whitehall, 7 p.m. Tuesday

Holton at North Muskegon, 7 p.m. Monday

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