Tuesday’s basketball roundup

The Big Rapids girls basketball team is 5-0 on the season. (Pioneer file photo)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Big Rapids 55, Lakeview 41

LAKEVIEW — Braeden Childress scored 26 points while Jackob Martinson added 14 points for Big Rapids (2-0) in Tuesday’s nonleague win. Big Rapids trailed 17-12 after the first quarter but led 30-29 at halftime and 35-33 after the third quarter. Big Rapids had a 20-8 scoring advantage in the final eight minutes.

The Cardinals have their home opener on Friday against Tri County.

Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 62, Chippewa Hills 31

MOUNT PLEASANT — Seth MacKenzie tallied 13 points for the Warriors in a road loss to the Irish.

Mitchell Kuzma added seven points.

The Warriors (1-2) host Newaygo on Friday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Greenville 43, Morley Stanwood 39

MORLEY — The Mohawks had a 21-20 halftime lead but couldn’t quite hold on to defeat the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday.

Brooke Brauher had 11 points, nine rebounds and two blocks while Breanna Berry added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Emma Doyle had eight points and five rebounds.

We came out and played the way we were capable of tonight,” Mohawks coach Rob Brauher said. “We looked to shoot the ball and we moved it against their zone. We were patient. Defensively, we took our lumps with them attacking the rim.”

The Mohawks (2-3) are at Lakeview on Friday.

Pine River 43, Beal City 22

BEAL CITY — The Bucks jumped out to a 26-8 halftime lead and never looked back.

Logan Powell paced the Bucks with 23 points and KayLee Goodman had 10 points and five steals, while Selma Barnett led the team with 14 rebounds.

Pine River (3-1,2-0) hosts Manton on Thursday.

Big Rapids 37, Lakeview 32

BIG RAPIDS — The Cardinals came back from a one-point deficit at halftime to win by five.

Savannah Seath led the team with 12 points via four 3-pointers. Jayla Strickland had 11 points and Kaitlyn Ray added nine.

“We were out of sync,” head coach Jessica Haist said. “ We never gained momentum. We didn’t play through it very well. They killed us on the glass. We were able to press down the stretch and get some turnovers.

“We were lucky to come out with this one.”

Big Rapids (5-0, 1-0) hosts Tri County on Friday.

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