Ludington girls roll past Fruitport

Orioles are ranked No. 6 in latest AP Class B state poll
Tribune Staff
Feb 9, 2013


The Ludington girls basketball team established its dominance early against visiting Fruitport on Friday evening and never let up.

The Orioles, who are ranked No. 6 in the latest Associated Press girls’ Class B poll, jumped out to a 20-6 first-quarter lead on the Trojans and coasted the rest of the way in a 51-28 win.

Ludington remains unbeaten in the Lakes Eight Conference at 8-0, while also improving to 14-1 overall. Fruitport falls to 3-6 in the league and 5-11 overall.

Fruitport had trouble slowing down Orioles’ standout center D’Erika Varenhorst, who had a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Logan Meeker also had a nice night for Ludington with eight points and eight assists.

Senior guard Debbie Pekel led Fruitport with 12 points, while backcourt mate Jessica Erny had eight.



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