Montabella 52, Ashley 24: The Mustangs jumped all over the Bears in an MSAC matchup on Friday night. Montabella led 17-0 after the first quarter and never looked back. Sarah Miller led the Mustangs with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Taylor Smith added 12 points and nine rebounds. Quote: “We started slow and then caught fire. We pushed the ball and did as nice a job on offense as we did on defense.” — Montabella coach Terry Larsen. Records: 2-0, 1-0. Next game: at Lakeview on Tuesday.
MP Sacred Heart 37, CC-Crystal 33: The Eagles held a late 31-28 advantage, but could not hold the lead on Friday night in their first MSAC game. Mikayla Duflo led the Eagles with 11 points. Quote: “We fell apart at the end with some turnovers and missed shots. We had nerves early, but I didn’t think we were nervous late.” — Eagles coach Larry Farmer. Records: 1-1, 0-1. Next game: at home against Vestaburg on Friday.