Alex White had a game-high 31 points as the Homer High boys’ basketball team improved to a perfect 5-0 at the young point of the season with a tough 75-72 overtime victory over visiting Pennfield in non-conference action.
Jake Grimes led Pennfield (1-3) with 25 points, five rebounds and five steals.
Also for the Panthers, Aaron Brown had 13 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals; Ethan Everett had 10 points, eight rebounds and four steals; and Brandun Rugg had six points and six assists.
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Bronson Holiday Tourney: The host Vikings dropped a 71-55 decision to Kalamazoo Christian on Day 2 of the tournament, a day after Bronson fell 69-38 to Portage Northern on Day 1 of the holiday event. The Vikings received 13 points from Jordan Alger; 12 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals from Eric Toledo; 11 points from Chase Carpenter; and eight points, five rebounds and two assists from Sean Kenny.
Coldwater Holiday Tourney: Logan Taggart had 15 points, five rebounds and three assists, but host Coldwater lost 68-49 to Dexter in the title game of the tourney (the Cardinals had opened the event on Friday with a 70-62 win over Eaton Rapids). Also for Coldwater on Saturday, Luke Stempien had 14 points and four assists, and Ryan Hadley had 11 points.
Bronson Holiday Tourney: Skyler Sobeski netted a game-high 23 points and also had seven rebounds as the host Vikings defeated Sturgis 41-39 on Day 2 of the tourney, a day after Bronson lost 69-38 to Portage Northern in Friday’s tourney opener. Also, Kinslea Blouin had five points, five steals and four assists; and Liz Baker and Kelsey Robinson had five points apiece.
Comstock Invite: Gull Lake finished ninth in the huge 19-team event with 74 points, Marshall was 15th with 40.5 points, and Decatur took first with 225.5. Gull Lake’s top finishers were Kemps Miller, who was runner-up at 145 pounds, and Nolan Rowland, who was fourth a 103 pounds. Marshall’s top finishers were Bobby Owens, who was sixth at 140 pounds; Chase Cousino, who was seventh at 145; and Devante Gonsalez, who was seventh at 189.