Spring Lake coach Bill Core said Grant simply caught fire down the stretch, canning contested 3-pointers — many from NBA-range.
“They hit six 3’s in the last 1:59,” Core said. “They were all contested, with a hand in their face.”
Senior guard Alex Walters led the charge, connecting on four triples in the fourth. He totaled seven 3-pointers during the evening and led all scores with 25 points.
Grant’s last triple came with under 7 seconds left to cut a Lakers’ four-point lead to one, but Spring Lake was able to run out the clock.
Logan Pellegrom grabbed nine rebounds and teamed defensively with Nick Goeglein to contain the Tigers’ low post duo of Jake Anderson and Jake Wilde, who combined for just nine points. They entered the game averaging a combined 26 per game.
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