Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 18, 2012

Basketball Roundup: 12/18/2012


BAIN — McMeredith Hamlet hit a fade-away baseline jumper to force overtime and then scored four of the Ramblers' five points in the extra session as McBain topped Manistee 55-50 Monday.

The Ramblers held the Chippewas scoreless in overtime, while Hamlet had four and Katelyn Loeks one.

Madison Barnette hit a big 3-pointer to knot up the game 48-48 with a minute to go. Manistee then made a pair of free throws before Hamlet's jumper with 38 ticks left.

Hamlet finished the game with 25 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, while Barnette scored 12 points, Loeks grabbed 11 rebounds and T.K. Overmyer had six points and six rebounds.

Five of Loeks' rebounds came in the final minute of regulation and overtime.

Emilee Kott led Manistee with 19 points, while Emily Thompson added nine.

McBain (2-2) travels to Detroit Country Day on Dec. 27 to play Romulus at 2:20 p.m.


Petoskey      54 Kingsley     38

Megan Tompkins set a school record for blocks in Petoskey's 54-38 win over Kingsley.

Tompkins had 15 points, eight rebounds, six assists and eight blocks, which broke the previous record she shared at seven.

The Northmen (4-2) also had 18 points and 11 rebounds from Kelsey Ance.

Kenzie Meeker had 12 points for Kingsley while Autumn Goggin had 10 points.

Petoskey hosts TC Central on Thursday.

Leland      57 LL St. Mary's      52

Four players scored in double-digits for Leland in a 57-52 win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary's.

The Comets (2-4) had 14 points from Caitlin McKee while Libby Munoz had 12 points. Whitney Schaub had 11 points and Maddie Trumbull had 10 points and nine rebounds.

Rachael Thon had 23 points for the Eagles while Megan Popp had 15 points.

Ellsworth      56 Harbor Light      49

Ellsworth moved to 3-0 in the Northern Lakes Conference with a 56-49 win over Harbor Light.

The Lancers (3-2) had 19 points from Kari Steenwyk while Tara Essenberg had 14 points, Kendra Warner scored 11 points and Crissa Karavas had 10 points.


Brimley      81 Burt Lake NMCA      30

Brimley picked up an 81-30 win over Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy.

The Eagles (2-2) had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists from Aaron Chatfield while Robert Taylor had 11 rebounds. Jeffrey Thompson had six points.

Forest Area      63 TC Christian      60

Forest Area held on for a 63-60 non-conference win over TC Christian.

The Warriors (3-1) led 47-38 going into the fourth quarter before the Sabres made a run. Forest Area was 6-for-7 on free throws in the final quarter to secure the victory.

Austin Vance had 20 points and five assists in the win while Dominic Kelly had 18 points and five assists. Justin Burke had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds while Chad Roberts had 12 points and six rebounds.

Kris Crosby led TC Christian with 28 points while Paul Bump had eight assists.

Joburg      61 Gaylord St. Mary      43

Johannesburg-Lewiston earned a 61-43 Ski Valley Conference win over Gaylord St. Mary.

The Cardinals had 13 points from Logan Huff.

Charles Strehl led the Snowbirds (3-2) with 21 points.

-- Compiled by James Cook and Mike Eckert