Behind 21 points from Cincinnati baseball commit Obie Ricumstrict and 18 points from Northwood baseball commit Noah Ingram, the Oilers got a signature 68-60 win over highly-touted Saginaw High.
The Dow Chargers battled back from a seven-point deficit late to force OT. But behind a gritty performance from Moira Joiner, the Heritage Hawks won 50-47 on the road to remain undefeated in the 2016-17 campaign.
With some highlight-reel jams intertwined, the first “Hill vs High” game of the season saw the Saginaw High Trojans earn a 59-49 victory over Arthur Hill. Big man Henry Speight led all scorers with 23 points.
Back after the holiday break, Northwood Basketball heats up as Chris and Jake talk with Jeff Curtis, Lindsay Orwat, Jeff Rekeweg and Charlie Ryan. This week, the Timberwolves prepare for games against GVSU and Ferris State.
Powered by 21 points from point guard Trevor Davis, the Dow Chargers held serve on their home court as they beat Lapeer 71-55. The Lightning did get 17 points from standout guard Drew Knickerbocker.
In a game that saw Arthur Hill race out to a big lead, a furious 3rd-quarter comeback from Midland was not enough as the Lumberjacks held serve 48-34 at home. Jokwani Moore led AH with 12 points.
Despite no player scoring in double figures, the John Glenn Bobcats slugged their way to a 39-34 victory against crosstown-rivals the Bay City Central Wolves on Tuesday night. Dequez Weathers (BCC) led all scorers with 11 points.
Challenged early by their hosts the Midland Chemics, the ultra-talented Heritage Hawks pulled away led by Shine Strickland-Gills’ 21 points. The Heritage girls are expected to compete for an SVL Championship.
Led by four players in double figures, the Arthur Hill Lumberjacks cruised to a season-opening 74-49 win against the host Dow Chargers in our first SVL Boys Basketball broadcast of the 2016-17 season.
In our first Saginaw Valley League Basketball broadcast of the 2016-17 season, the Freeland Falcons went in to Midland High School and started their campaign with a win over the Chemics.