Bear Lake 84
Bear Lake remained undefeated with an 84-46 Western Michigan D League victory over Walkerville.
Riley Merrill led the Lakers with 19 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and two blocks and Bryson Waller had 16 points and a block. Shane Peterson added 15 points, three steals and four assists.
Bear Lake (4-0, 4-0 WMD) hosts Brethren on Tuesday.
The Lakers have also rescheduled two games postponed by weather earlier this season. They’ll play at Manistee Catholic on Jan. 25 and host Mason County Eastern on Jan. 27.
Evart topped Northport 64-22 in a non-conference games.
Anthony Driver led Northport with eight points, and Jacob Brown added six points, nine rebounds and seven blocks.
Jared Pottee was Evart’s top scorer with 15.
Northport host Lake Leelanau St. Mary’s on Wednesday.
G.R. Ottawa Hills 27
TC West 26
Traverse City West missed its final five free throws of the game in a 27-26 non-conference loss to Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills.
“We had every opportunity to win and did not,” Titans coach Dave Ginsburg said.
Paris Wagner led West (1-7) with 11 points. Quaonna Draper had 12 for Ottawa Hills (2-4).
West’s JV team won 38-18 as Sara Sievers had 13 points and seven rebounds, while the freshmen won 21-19 behind seven points and 10 rebounds by Kyali Hewitt.
TC St. Francis 37
Abbey Fuller and Hannah Baker led Cadillac to a 44-37 non-conference win over Traverse City St. Francis.
Fuller scored 13 points and Baker 12.
Sarah Carney put up 14 points for the Gladiators (7-2), who host Elk Rapids on Friday.
In the JV game, Cadillac won 35-23 behind 11 points by Kylie Christensen. Alayna Anderson paced the Glads (4-5) with seven.
Central places 3 at MITS event
Traverse City Central had three placers at the Michigan Interscholastic Track Series event at Grand Valley State University.
John Piatek won the shot put with a heave of 54’4”, a throw that puts him in the top five in the state, coach John Lober said.