Bucs fizzle down the stretch in loss to Traverse City Central

A strong first half put Grand Haven's varsity boys basketball team in a good position to get its second win of the season on Saturday against Traverse City Central.
Tribune Staff
Dec 12, 2011


The host Buccaneers couldn’t deliver in the clutch, however, as the Trojans scored a three-point play late in the game to take home a 51-48 victory.

The loss drops Grand Haven to 1-2 on the young season.

“We tied it up, then they scored on and an-one to put them up three,” Bucs’ coach Steve Hewitt said.

The Buccaneers called a time out with around seven seconds remaining, setting up a potential game-tying shot. Alex Edison’s 3-pointer came up short, forcing the Bucs to foul.

Central missed its free throws, but Grand Haven only had time for a desperation heave at the buzzer, which didn’t find its mark.

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