HASTINGS –The Calhoun Christian boys basketball team picked up a big road victory on Thursday, holding off host Barry County Christian 53-51 in Mid-South Conference action.
The Cougars were led in victory by Alex Wilcox with 22 points, eight rebounds, four steals and four assists. Also for Calhoun Christian (5-6, 2-2 Mid-South), Chase Flach had 16 points, seven rebounds and four steals and Keagon Sisco had six points, eight assists and four rebounds.
CALHOUN CHRISTIAN 70, (AT) BARRY COUNTY CHRISTIAN 25: Abby Parks had 21 points, 16 rebounds, seven assists and six steals in the victory for Calhoun Christian. Kortney Steele also had a double-double for the Panthers with 13 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three assists, while Kara Twiest had 14 points, nine rebounds and three steals.
(AT) HOMER 60, QUINCY 16: Homer’s Breanna McCone had 10 points and six steals in the win. Also for the Trojans (11-2, 8-0 Big Eight), Kristen Rafferty had nine points, Michaela Diegert had eight points, seven steals and four assists, and Courtney Wilson had six points and seven rebounds. Quincy was led by Katie Spalding with six points and nine rebounds.
(AT) TEKONSHA 36, LITCHFIELD 31: Alexis Newbold had a busy night, scoring 15 points – including 10 in the fourth quarter – while collecting 14 rebounds, dishing out four assists and posting six steals and six blocks a comeback victory for Tekonsha. Also for the Indians, Jordynn Lloyd had 13 points and Elizabeth Schreur had seven rebounds.
WHITE PIGEON 49, BRONSON 47: Kirin Cekander had 14 points, 12 rebounds and three steals in the loss for Bronson. Also for the Vikings, Kelsey Robinson had nine points and six rebounds.
(AT) PENNFIELD 24, PARMA WESTERN 6 (WED.): Pennfield’s Haley Hooper led the way with games of 199 and 198, Alyx England also had a 154 game. The Panthers rolled a 181 Baker game to help win the Interstate Eight Conference contest.
PARMA WESTERN 16, (AT) PENNFIELD 15 (WED.): Parma Western pulled out the win with four strikes to capture the last Baker game, 188-181. Pennfield was led by James Ruoff with games of 192 and 218. Sean Young fired a 211 and Bailey Neal rolled a 200.
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FRIDAY’S PREP SCHEDULE
Boys Basketball: B.C. Central at Lakeview, Jackson Northwest at Harper Creek, Climax-Scotts at St. Philip, Pennfield at Parma Western, Marshall at Coldwater, Mattawan at Gull Lake, Quincy at Homer, Athens at Union City, Lansing Christian at Olivet, Maple Valley at Stockbridge, Tekonsha at Litchfield, Kal. Hackett at Galesburg-Augusta, Watervliet at Delton Kellogg, White Pigeon at Bronson, Burr Oak at Calhoun Christian, Camden-Frontier at Bellevue, Waldron at Colon
Girls Basketball: B.C. Central at Lakeview, Jackson Northwest at Harper Creek, Climax-Scotts at St. Philip, Pennfield at Parma Western, Marshall at Coldwater, Mattawan at Gull Lake, Lansing Christian at Olivet, Athens at Union City, Maple Valley at Stockbridge, Kal. Hackett at Galesburg-Augusta, Watervliet at Delton Kellogg, Burr Oak at Calhoun Christian
Wrestling: Gull Lake, Olivet, Delton Kellogg at Comstock Invite