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Sparta’s Alec Reese, top, tries to roll over Belding’s Connor Barker during their 145-pound match Wednesday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Belding wrestlers split only home meet of season

Belding’s wrestling team had one easy match and one hard one at their only home meet of the season Wednesday night. The Redskins’ hard match was the one they lost. Sparta beat them 56-15. The easy match was Wyoming High, which the Redskins won 71-6.

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ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Tuesday, Jan. 12

Greenville 66, Lakeview 45: The Yellow Jackets held the Wildcats to just 25 percent from the field in beating Lakeview Tuesday night. The Kemp sisters led Greenville, with Adele getting 19 and Landon getting 18. Paige Hallock added nine points and 13 rebounds. Lakeview got 23 from Kirsten Johnson.

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ROUNDUP: Prep wrestling scores from Saturday, Jan. 9

ontabella 2nd in Saginaw: The Mustangs went to the Saginaw Valley Lutheran tournament Saturday and finished second behind Bay City Central. Montabella beat their first four opponents, topping Bridgeport 66-12, Saginaw Arthur Hill 60-6, Saginaw High 54-18 and the host Chargers 74-0…

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ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 8

CC-Crystal 37, Sacred Heart 21: The Eagles remained undefeated in MSAC play after beating the Irish Thursday night. Kaleb Barrett had 18 of CC-Crystal’s 37 in the win…

Belding’s Dylan McMaster grabs a rebound and scores two points with the putback during a home game against Lake Odessa Lakewood on Tuesday night. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Belding comeback falls short against Lakewood

Lucas McNinch put the Belding Redskins on his back in the fourth quarter. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough. McNinch, a senior, scored 17 of his game-high 27 points in the fourth quarter of a 64-54 home loss to the Lake Odessa Lakewood Vikings on Tuesday.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Dec. 12

Tri County wins own tourney: The Vikings won all five matchups at their home invitational Saturday. They beat CC-Crystal 46-30, Comstock Park 46-25, Spring Lake 72-12, LeRoy Pine River 44-21 and Cedar Springs 38-18. Going undefeated Saturday were Nick McGhan (119 pounds), Dakota Greer (125), Parker Martin (130) and Jared Tague (189)…

Greenville’s Adele Kemp, middle, battles Belding’s Hallee Breimayer for the ball during Friday’s rivaly game at Redskins Arena. Kemp scored 20 points in the Yellow Jackets 60-46 win. - Sports Pro Images/Jamie McNinch

Greenville shooters down rival Belding

When you’re hot, you’re hot. As was the case with the Greenville Yellow Jackets on Friday night. The red hot Yellow Jackets knocked down 13 3-pointers, six of them by freshman Adele Kemp, in a 60-46 road win over rival Belding on Friday. The game was tight for 2 1/2 quarters before a flurry of 3-pointers midway through the third quarter propelled the Yellow Jackets their second win of the season.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Dec. 11

Greenville 54, Belding 45: The Yellow Jackets got the win over their archrival Redskins on the road Friday night. Keegan Cossou had 12 points and Nate Kubec added 11 for Greenville. Brendan Dines led Belding, who had 10 3-pointers, with 12 points and Lucas McNinch added 10…

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Dec. 8

Vestaburg 54, Breckenridge 52: The Wolverines got a win in the season opener against the future MSAC opponent Huskies Tuesday night. Collin Dove had 22 points on 9-of-13 field-goal shooting to lead Vestaburg…

The Belding Redskins won its sixth volleyball district championship in the past eight years with a sweep over the Alma Panthers at Shepherd High School on Thursday night. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Belding sweeps Alma, returns to volleyball regionals

It took the Belding Redskins less time to defeat the Alma Panthers than it took to drive to Shepherd High School. With a five-set district finals loss in 2014 fresh on their minds, the Redskins dispatched the Panthers in dominating fashion and straight sets at Shepherd on Thursday night. In near flawless play, Belding won 25-14, 25-9, 25-12 to win its sixth Class B district championship in eight years.