Traverse City Record-Eagle

Prep Sports

December 12, 2012

Basketball Roundup: 12/12/2012

BAIN — McGlen Lake put on a burst in the second quarter Tuesday to take a 34-22 halftime lead over McBain Northern Michigan Christian in a 77-61 non-conference victory.

The Lakers held a slim 11-9 advantage after one quarter, but had a 23-13 second-quarter spurt.

"Defensively, we started putting some pressure on them in the second quarter and they turned the ball over some," Lakers coach Todd Hazelton said. "They came back a bit in the third quarter. That's a tough place to play."

Curtis Bunek led Glen Lake with 26 points and Mike O'Brien added 24, while Logan LaCross chipped in 12.

Trevor Gernaat led NMC with 20 points and Matt Pluger added 17.

The Lakers (2-1) host Suttons Bay in Thursday's Northwest Conference opener.

BOYS HOOPS

Ludington      72 TC Central      63

Ludington had a big night at the free-throw line in a 72-63 non-conference win over visiting TC Central.

The Orioles was 22-28 from the line for the night, including 12-for-18 in the fourth quarter.

TC Central (1-2) had 27 points from Ethan Pilarski while Taylor Cook scored 16 and Nate Schlusler had 10 points.

Ludington was paced by 23 points from Jacob Schoon and 20 for Trevor Wahn.

The Trojans won the JV game 45-36 as Jackson Schraemeyer scored 20 points. TC Central's freshmen also won 36-25 as Mason Houston scored nine points.

TC Central is at Alpena on Friday.

St. Francis      79 Kalkaska      50

St. Francis took a 34-24 halftime lead and extended it for a 79-50 Lake Michigan Conference win over Kalkaska.

The Gladiators (2-0, 1-0 LMC) had 20 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks from Kody Kleinrichert while Byron Bullough had 14 points and Connor Archer added nine points.

For the Blazers (2-2), Marlon Reese had 14 points and six rebounds while Caleb Gelinas had 12 points.

St. Francis also won the JV game 68-58 as Michael Olm had 17 points and Gus Danz scored 16. The Gladiators are at Gaylord on Thursday.

Benzie Central      48 Cadillac      45

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