Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Feb 20, 2021
- : 59
UNITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL: 51
The Chix traveled to Hudsonville to take on Unity Christian Saturday afternoon in a battle of former OK-Green foes. The Chix jumped out to an 18-14 lead after the first quarter, but Unity held the Chix to only 8 second-quarter points and the Chix trailed 29-26 at halftime. In the third quarter, the Chix outscored Unity by 1 point and trailed 39-37 going into the fourth quarter. In the final quarter, the Chix clamped down on defense and went on a 14-0 run to take control of the game. Trip Riemersma and Luke Gruppen knocked down key free throws late in the game to seal the win and Zeeland East won the game 59-51. The win improves the Chix record to 5-0 on the season.
Leading the Chix in scoring was Trip Riemersma, who scored 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Trip was 10-12 from the free-throw line in the game. Brandon Claerbaut scored 13 points and had 7 rebounds. Luke Gruppen scored 11 points and added 2 steals. Nate Claerbaut scored 6 points, grabbed 8 boards, and had 3 blocked shots, with 2 key block shots late in the game. Ethan Houghtaling scored 5 points with 7 boards and Adam Cassel chipped in with 4 points and had 5 assists in the game.
The Chix are back in action Tuesday as they travel the path to take on the Zeeland West Dux. The game starts at 7 pm.