BENZONIA — Down 14-3 in the first quarter, Kingsley fought back to claim a 55-50 win over Benzie Central in a Northwest Conference girls basketball showdown Wednesday.
Autumn Goggin powered Kingsley, now 4-0 in the league, with 22 points. She was 14-of-17 at the foul line, 9-of-10 in the second half. Andrea Lee added 11 points.
Jordan Nye tossed in 21 points and had four steals for Benzie, which fell to 3-1 in the league and 5-3 overall. Paige Sauer added eight points.
Benzie led 26-23 at half. Kingsley took the lead for good in the third quarter, taking a 45-41 edge into the final eight minutes.
Glen Lake 52 Leland 28
Scotlyn Brengman's 16 points, seven rebounds, six steals and five assists powered Glen Lake past Leland 52-28 in Northwest Conference play.
Jessica Lee added nine points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Lakers (6-3, 2-1), who host Mesick on Friday.
Libby Munoz had 10 points and Caitlin McKee eight for the Comets (3-6, 1-3), who play Kingsley on Friday.
The Lakers led 30-22 at half.
St. Francis 71 Grayling 30
St. Francis improved to 7-1 with a 71-30 Lake Michigan Conference win over Grayling.
Every Gladiator scored.
Liza Erickson led the way with 14 points. Kenzie Fenney added 12 for St. Francis (4-0 in the league).
The Gladiators, who host Charlevoix on Saturday, won the JV game by 27-25. Suzanne Britten scored eight points, including two game-winning free throws with 20.9 seconds remaining.
LL St. Mary 54 Suttons Bay 25
Rachael Thon led a balanced attack with 15 points as Lake Leelanau St. Mary defeated Suttons Bay 54-25.
Lindsey Boone added 14 points and Megan Popp 12 for the Eagles.
Delaney Kaufman had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Suttons Bay.
Johannesburg 62 Inland Lakes 48
Brittany Cherwinski's 20 points, seven steals and four assists led Johannesburg-Lewiston to a 62-48 Ski Valley Conference win over Inland Lakes.
Hannah Huff contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds and Abby Schlicher nine points, nine steals, six assists and two blocks as the Cardinals (8-0, 6-0) remained unbeaten.
Sarah Kolb tossed in 19 points and Sandy Bischoff 16 for Inland Lakes.