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January 25, 2013

Prep Basketball Roundup: Leveque drains buzzer beater

SUTTONS BAY — Tyler Leveque knocked down a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Leland a 50-47 victory in front a packed house in Suttons Bay.

Leveque, Ian Duvall and Austin Fellows led the Comets back from a 38-19 deficit after three quarters with a 3-point barrage in the fourth quarter.

Leveque scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth and Duvall and Fellows each had seven.

Duvall ended with 15 points and Fellows 14.

For Suttons Bay (3-6), Aaron Orban led with 12 points and Logan Mikesell and Guy Beachnau each had 11.

The Norse travel Wednesday to Mesick.


Benzie Central      74 Mesick      56

Corey Weaver racked up 30 points and 19 rebounds as Benzie Central improved its Northwest Conference record to 4-2 with a 74-56 win over Mesick.

Ismael Halaweh added 18 points and Nate Oren 13 for the Huskies (4-6, 4-2 NWC), who travel Wednesday to Glen Lake.

Andre Whittaker led Mesick with 19 points and Thane Herbert added 14.

Kingsley      60 Buckley      11

Kingsley routed a short-handed Buckley squad 60-11 in Northwest Conference action.

The Bears had only six players in uniform due to injuries.

Tyler Newell led the Stags (5-6, 4-2 NWC) with 13 points and Travis Debello added 10. Kingsley hosts Frankfort on Wednesday.

Michael Baldinger scored seven for Buckley.

Beal City      60 Lake City      38

Lake City held a 13-12 lead after one quarter against visiting Beal City but struggled against the Aggies' aggressive man defense the rest of the way and suffered a 60-38 defeat. The Aggies (8-3, 6-0) remained unbeaten in Highland play.

Junior guard Drew Marion scored 10 to lead the Trojans (7-4, 2-4) and junior Kevin Kunkel added six.

Lake City coach Dale Eising credited Rhett Thompson, Jeramie Lyle and Storm Francisco with providing energy off the bench in the second half.

Ryan Tillman tallied 12 for Beal while Tucker Gross, Cory Mead and Alex Schafer each scored 10.

Burt Lake NMCA      70 Harbor Light      47

Aaron Chatfield's third triple-double of the season led Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian to a 70-47 victory over Harbor Light.

Chatfield had 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

Robert Taylor added 17 points, 11 rebounds and 6 blocks, while Jake Lovitt had 13 points, Andrew Vandeyacht grabbed seven rebounds and Josiah Fosmore pulled down nine rebounds for the Eagles (3-4).

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