Morley Stanwood boys hoops breaks record to lead area roundup

BOYS BASKETBALL

Morley Stanwood 72, White Cloud 40

WHITE CLOUD — The Mohawks cruised to a record-setting win over White Cloud on Friday.

Morley Stanwood set a new school record for 3-pointers made in a game with 18. Aiden McLaughlin led the team with 18 points and Landon Elenbaas had 15 and Axel Woolworth 11, while Callan Dillree tallied eight points, seven rebounds, and four assists.

Morley Stanwood (9-0, 4-0) hosts Hesperia on Friday.

Crossroads 47, Bear Lake 45

BEAR LAKE — Crossroads (9-1, 8-1) has moved into a tie with Manistee Catholic Central for first place in the West Michigan League with this win on Friday.

Crossroads led 17-10 after the first quarter, 34-18 at halftime and 38-28 after the third quarter. Bear Lake had a 17-9 scoring advantage in the final quarter.

Britton Angell had 26 points, Ethan Davis 15 points and Isaac Slomp six points for Crossroads.

“The boys played tough tonight,” Crossroads coach Julian Castillo said. “We pulled it out at the end.”

Crossroads is home on Friday against Marion.


GIRLS BASKETBALL
McBain NMC 57, Pine River 41

MCBAIN — NMC got the best of the Bucks on Friday.

Hailey Wanstead had points and four rebounds and Esde Koetje scored points while Taylor Hill tallied points and eight rebounds.

“I’m proud of my girls,” head coach Brandon Bowman said. “This was the best all-around game I’ve seen them play. We were much more aggressive defensively. We’re very young and today was a big milestone for us.

“Parker Moores defensively did an outstanding job in the middle along with Hill. She made a big impact on offense with six points.”

Pine River (0-7, 0-4) is at Morley Stanwood (3-4, 2-2) on Monday.

White Cloud 38, Morley Stanwood 31

WHITE CLOUD — The Mohawks lost a tough contest to WHite Cloud on Friday.

Breanna Berry led the team with 16 points. The Mohawks (3-4, 2-2) host Pine River (0-7, 0-4) on Monday.

COLLEGE HOCKEY

Minnesota State 3, Ferris 2 (OT)

BIG RAPIDS — The Ferris State University men’s ice hockey team battled from a third period deficit to send its home contest against nationally eighth-ranked Minnesota State to overtime on Friday night, but fell in the extra session to the Mavericks in the weekend opener at the Ewigleben Ice Arena.

Lucas Finner and Zac Tierney tallied goals for Ferris State.

In net, Ferris State junior goaltender Justin Kapelmaster made 38 saves in a strong effort for the Bulldogs. The Mavericks got 17 saves on 19 shots faced by Dryden McKay.

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