Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Feb 11, 2020
- : 54
BYRON CENTER HIGH SCHOOL: 47
The Chix traveled to Byron Center Tuesday evening to take on the Bulldogs. In a hard-fought defensive battle, the Chix pulled out 54-47 win in overtime. The Chix led 23-16 at halftime and 35-27 after 3 quarters, but the Bulldogs turned up the pressure in the 4th quarter and outscored the Chix 15-7 to tie the game at 42 after regulation. But in overtime, Brandon Claerbaut scored 9 big points to propel the Chix to the win.
Leading the Chix in scoring for the game were Brandon Claerbaut and Trip Riemersma with 15 points each. Brandon added 7 rebounds and 4 assists while Trip grabbed 9 rebounds and had a critical steal in overtime to help secure the win. Ethan Houghtaling scored 8 points, grabbed 9 boards, dished out 4 assists and had 3 steals. Adam Cassel scored 8 points, 6 points coming on 2 long 3 point shots.
The win improves the Chix record to 10-4 on the season, 6 - 2 in the OK Green. The Chix return home on Friday for a big doubleheader of Varsity basketball action against Hamilton, Girls tip at 6 pm and the boys follow at 7:30. In between games, the Seniors will be honored. The Coop will be in full force as they battle for the title of "Best Student Section" in Michigan. It should be a great evening of high school basketball. See you all there!