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4.0 weeks ago @ 11:42AM

Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Mona Shores HS School

Game Date
Jan 26, 2024
Score
: 68
MONA SHORES HIGH SCHOOL: 74

The Chix traveled to Mona Shores high school Friday night to take on the Sailors.  In a back and forth game, the Chix fell in overtime 74-68 to the Sailors.  The Chix took an early 8-2 lead to start the game, but the Sailors battled back to tie the score at 17 at the end of the quarter.  In the 2nd quarter, the Chix jumped to 26-19 lead, but the Sailors went on a 12-2 run the end the quarter and the Sailor led 29-28 at halftime.  In the 3rd quarter, the Sailors started quickly,by scoring the first 6 points of the half, and held a 7 point lead, 35-28.  But the Chix responded and outscored the Sailors 21-10 to end the quarter and the Chix led  49 - 45 going into the final period.  In the 4th quarter, the Chix extended their lead to 12 points, but the Sailors had one last run in them, outscoring the Chix 14-2 over the final few minutes of the quarter to tie the game at 63 at the end of regulation.  In overtime, the Sailors outscored the Chix 11-5 and the Sailors pull out the win.

Leading the way for the Chix were dou of Senior Layne Risdon and Junior BJ Walker.  Risdon recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds.  Risdon also added 5 assists and 4 blocked shots.  Walker scored 18 points, grabbed 4 rebounds, dished out 5 assists and added 4 steals.  Sophomore Caleb Claerbaut scored 8 points and dished out 4 assists, while Junior Jacob Vera scored 8 points, knocking down 2 3-pt shots.  Junior Owen Ver Steeg came off the bench to score 4 points, grab 5 rebounds and added 4 assists while Freshmen Will Drnek had 4 points and 4 assists.  Jr Eli Walcott rounded out the scoring by adding 2 points.

The Chix conclude their 3 game road trip on Friday, February 2 when they travel Grand Rapids to play the Union Redhawks.  Game time is scheduled for 7 pm, 20 minutes after the conclusion of the JV contest.

 


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