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.
Belding’s basketball teams have a special night planned for Friday when they face Wyoming High in a girl-boy doubleheader. The Redskins have designated Friday night as Armed Forces Night. It will be a night to salute the veterans in the area, according to boys varsity coach Jeff Wierzbicki.
Belding girls basketball coach Brad Wilson wanted to make sure Montabella’s Taylor Smith didn’t beat them Tuesday night. “Smith, No. 23 from Montabella, is a special player and we knew that going in,” Wilson said. “We wanted to limit her touches and make the others beat us.”
Lakeview’s girls basketball team continued their impressive roll Monday night. The Wildcats picked up their 13th straight win by beating the Chippewa Hills Warriors 52-31 in Remus.