JUST IN: Sparta rallies in fourth to beat Redskins 43-34


By Bruce Bentley • Last Updated 11:21 pm on Friday, January 06, 2012

BELDING —  The Sparta Spartans girls basketball team got hot at the right time while the Belding Redskins got cold at the wrong time.

The Spartans, trailing 31-30, outscored the Redskins 13-3 in the fourth quarter for a 43-34 O-K Blue Conference win on Friday night.

The Redskins were led by sophomore Stefanie Harig with a game-high 20 points. McKenzie Breimayer added seven points for the Redskins.

Sparta improved to 7-2 overall and 2-1 in the league. The Redskins dropped to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in the league.

Belding will host Ionia on Tuesday night.

BOX SCORE

Sparta 10 6 14 13 — 43

Belding 7 14 10 3 — 34

SPARTA (7-2) — Wilde 0 5-6 5, Cnossen 6 1-4 14, Steenwyk 6 0-0 14, Anderson 1 1-2 3, Kolenda 2 0-0 6. Totals: 15 8-14 43. Three-point goals: Steenwyk 2, Kolenda 2, Cnossen. Total fouls: 12. Fouled out: Steenwyk.

BELDING (1-5) — Breimayer 1 5-6 7, Silvernail 1 0-0 3, Harig 6 6-8 20, Reminga 0 1-2 1, Wekenman 1 1-2 3. Totals: 9 13-17 34. Three-point goals: Harig 2, Silvernail. Total fouls: 13. Fouled out: None.

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