The girls’ varsity basketball team beat Ludington by two points on Tuesday, Feb. 4. They came out strong and lead the first quarter with a score of 11-3. The Bucs were able to maintain their lead with a score of 22-17 at halftime. In the third quarter, the Orioles fought back. The Bucs were outscored 12-7 in the third quarter and 18-17 in the fourth. The final score was 46-44.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN:
The victory ended Ludington’s 11 game winning streak. The non-conference game changes their record to 8-5 overall. The Bucs remain 2-4 in conference.
Senior Jolee Houle was a large offensive presence and led the team with 14 points and 5 assists.
Sophomore Caydee Constant followed close behind with 13 points. She also led the team with three steals.
Sophomore Zoe Spoelman led the team with a total of seven rebounds and three blocks. She also scored 13 points.
THEY SAID IT:
“It was a tough game because Ludington was very aggressive as the game progressed,” Spoelman said. “But, we worked hard and came through to get the win.”
The Bucs take on West Ottawa at home on Friday, Feb. 7. Although they beat West Ottawa in a previous game, it is expected to be close because both teams have improved since.