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4.0 months ago @ 10:26PM

Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Union HS School

Game Date
Feb 2, 2024
Score
: 85.00
UNION HIGH SCHOOL: 42.00

The Chix were back in action Friday night as they traveled to Grand Rapids Union High School.  This game is the start of the 2nd half of the OK Green Conference schedule.  The Chix controlled the game from start to finish as the Chix jumped out quickly, leading  21-12 after 1 quarter and 43-21 at halftime.  The Chix extended their lead to 35 points after 3 quarters, leading 67-32, and ended up winning the game, 85-42.

All 10 players for the Chix who dressed for the game scored in the win.  Junior BJ Walker led the team in scoring, netting 23 points, 22 of them in the first half.  Walker added 6 rebounds and a steal.  Senior Layne Risdon collected his 6th double-double on the season, scoring 19 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.  Sophomore Caleb Claerbaut added 13 points, 4 boards, and 3 blocked shots while Freshman Will Drnek scored 6 points, grabbed 6 boards and handed out 2 assists.  Also scoring for the Chix were Junior Quincy Thome with 6 points, Junior Mickey Voss with 5 points, Juniors Eli Walcott, Jacob Vera, & Owen VerSteeg scored 4 points each, while Junior Will VerSteeg added 1 point on a free throw,

With the win, the Chix level their OK Green conference record at 4 - 4.  Overall the Chix are 7-9 on the season.  The Chix are back home next week, as they host the Wyoming Wolves on Tuesday, February 6 and the Zeeland West Dux in Bird-Bowl 2 on Friday, February 9 for girls and boys varsity night at the Coop.  Come out and support the Chix as they host 2 exciting OK Green Conference opponents next week.


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