ELSIE — Belding’s boys basketball team may be under .500 for the season, but they are district champions. The Redskins outlasted the Alma Panthers in overtime Friday night, winning 59-58 on a Kole Hart jumper with 10 seconds left in the extra period. The title is the Redskins’ first since the 2009-2010 season. “In overtime [...]
In the end Lakeview’s boys basketball team was just better. The Wildcats had no problems knocking off Montabella 58-45 in the semifinals of the Class B district tournament Wednesday night.
Lakeview’s girls basketball team kept rolling on Monday night, though according to coach Dave King, it wasn’t pretty. The Wildcats won their 19th straight game Monday, beating Montabella 44-20 in the first round of the Class C district tournament hosted by the Mustangs.
Montabella’s Sarah Miller had a long wait to reach 1,000 career points. The Mustang senior finally got the points she needed Saturday in a 54-33 loss to Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.
Belding’s boys basketball team dominated Montabella in the first half of their game Tuesday night, and it led to a win. The Redskins picked up just their fifth win of the season when they beat the Mustangs 66-36.
Not even a heavy snowfall kept Lakeview’s girls basketball team from clinching their first outright Central State Activities Association title since 2005. The Wildcats used a 21-2 second quarter to beat the White Cloud Indians 51-38 Monday night, which was also senior night for Lakeview.
The last time Montabella’s girls basketball team played Carson City-Crystal, the Mustangs didn’t make a field goal and lost 26-8. For the first half of Thursday’s rematch, it looked like they may get shut out again.
Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team is headed back to Battle Creek. The Eagles won their own Division 4 team regional tournament Wednesday night by beating Laingsburg 55-21 and St. Louis 39-38.
Lakeview’s boys basketball team has been rolling this season. The Wildcats moved their record to 12-1 overall and 11-1 in the Central State Activities Association with a win over Reed City Friday.
Belding’s wrestling team knew they had a tough opponent to face in the finals of the Division 3 district they were hosting Thursday night. They also went into the meet with a big component missing.