Marysville, St. Clair win at home, Mariners defense dominates, BWAC leaders continue to rise
Updated: Jan 24
A quick look at last night's girls basketball action:
Marysville 52, South Lake 41 at Marysville
The Vikings jumped out to a 17-11 lead after the first quarter, but South Lake recovered to take control 25-23 at the half. Marysville answered with a definitive 16-7 fourth quarter to seal its victory, maintaining its status atop the MAC-Blue.
Junior Avery Wolters led with 16 points while seniors Kara Miller and Ava Grant chipped in with 14 and 11, respectively.
Marysville is now 10-3 overall (6-0 MAC-Blue) and will play at L’Anse Creuse on Jan. 19.
St. Clair 51, Roseville 24 at St. Clair
After the Saints shut out Roseville in the first quarter, 10-0, it was clear they had control. By the end of the third, they led 42-12.
Ten different players scored in the winning effort, led by sophomore Rylee Schneider who came off the bench to score nine. Senior Erin Seros and junior Tabitha Furlin each added eight.
St. Clair is now 7-5 overall (5-1 MAC-Gold) and will host Clawson on Jan. 19.
Marine City 61, Clawson 11 at Clawson
The Mariners held Clawson to just seven points in their last meeting, and last night wouldn’t be much different with a 21-6 lead after the first quarter. The Trojans failed to score in each of the second and fourth quarters.
All 10 on the Marine City roster scored last night, led by a trio of juniors: Josalyn Dieltin (13), Jade Blanchard (12), and Paige Nelson (10).
Marine City is now 9-2 overall (6-0 MAC-Gold) and will play at Lake Shore on Jan. 19.
Yale 38, Almont 32 at Yale
A back-and-forth game belonged to the Bulldogs in the final quarter as they outscored the Raiders 17-10 to defend their home court. Almont had led 7-3 after the first and was clinging to a 22-21 lead after the third before Yale gathered enough momentum.
The senior-freshman sisterly duo of Abbi and Sadie Dykstra led the Bulldogs with 13 and 17 points, respectively. Almont was led by junior Lydia LaCavera with 15 points, including three 3-pointers.
Almont is now 5-7 overall (2-4 BWAC) and will host Algonac on Jan. 20.
Yale is now 8-4 overall (4-2 BWAC) and will play at Armada on Jan. 20.
Armada 46, Richmond 30 at Armada
The Tigers held a six-point lead at the half, 23-17, and managed to pull away from the Blue Devils and secure their 46-30 victory.
They were led by junior Darrah Mackenzie with 11 points, senior Ellen Sutton with 10 points, and senior Meya Drob with nine. Richmond’s senior Kosette Bartels and junior Lauren Teltow each had nine points on the night.
Armada is now 8-4 overall (4-2 BWAC) and will host Yale on Jan. 20.
Richmond is now 2-8 overall (0-6 BWAC) and will host Croswell-Lexington on Jan. 20.
Eisenhower 57, Port Huron 34
Ford II 46, Port Huron Northern 29
Imlay City 47, Algonac 19
North Branch 36, Cros-Lex 11
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