The Lakeview Wildcats thrive when their defense leads to easy offense. Such was the case Tuesday night at home. The Wildcats’ defense forced 21 turnovers, which led to easy baskets — 30 field goals in all — in a 69-27 victory over Montabella.
t was a successful weekend for area wrestlers as 22 of 36 regional qualifiers advanced to the Michigan High School Athletic Association individual state finals tournament on Saturday. Seven wrestlers won regional championships in their respective divisions and weight classes. The top four placers in each bracket advances to the state finals.
CC-Crystal 60, Montabella 25: The Eagles won their game against the Mustangs in a MSAC battle Friday night. CC-Crystal got 13 from Kaleb Barrett and nine each from Garrett Tabor and Grant Gage…
For the first time since joining the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC), the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team is the conference champions. And this time, they don’t have to share it with Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.
The Michigan High School Athletic Association individual wrestling tournament started with districts around the state on Saturday. In all, 36 wrestlers from seven area schools advanced through districts to the regional tournament.
Lakeview 60, Morley Stanwood 51: The Wildcats remained undefeated in the CSAA-Silver after knocking off the Mohawks Friday night. Caleb Ruvalcaba led Lakeview with 33 points, 25 of which came in the first half…
Hallee Briemayer caught fire when her team needed it the most. The Belding Redskins struggled offensively most of the night, but its defense was outstanding. While the defense was forcing key turnovers down the stretch, Breimayer was filling the basket in a 36-31 comeback win at Montabella on Tuesday.
The road to Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek begins tonight for high school wrestling teams in Divisions 1 and 3. That means Belding, Central Montcalm, Lakeview and Tri County will have their team districts tonight in Division 3. The winners advance to team regionals next week.
Montabella’s football team was named an honorable mention academic all-state by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. Along with the team designation, Pete Taylor also was named honorable mention academic all-state individually.
Carson City-Crystal coach Kacy Datema held back a few wrestlers from the Central Michigan Athletic Conference tournament Saturday at Fulton High School. Datema said if he hadn’t he may have won the conference title, as the Eagles finished second to Dansville in the tournament.