With the injuries mounting at an alarming rate, Grand Haven’s grasp on the O-K Red slipped a bit on Friday.
The Buccaneers lost at East Kentwood, 36-35, in a game marred by injuries and missed opportunities by the visiting team.
Already without Hanna Rinkevicz because of a calf injury suffered at Mona Shores, the Bucs lost starting guard Emily Sexton in the first quarter to a shoulder injury. Sexton had surgery on the same shoulder during the summer, and had to go to the emergency room to have the shoulder re-set.
Leading scorer Taylor Craymer hurt her ankle in practice on Thursday and was a game-time decision, and point guard Amanda Merz rolled her ankle during the game and was severely hobbled.
Still, the Buccaneers were in control most of the way.
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