Basketball roundup: Trojans' boys, girls blown out by Ludington

Ludington's girls varsity basketball team proved it's the cream of the crop in an early-season showdown in the Lakes Eight Conference.
Tribune Staff
Dec 17, 2011


The host Orioles jumped out to a 16-2 lead on visiting Fruitport on Friday and the Trojans could never recover, suffering their first loss of the season, 62-28.

Amber Carmean led Fruitport (4-1, 2-1 Lakes Eight) with eight points. Lauren Hazekamp also grabbed seven rebounds.


Host Ludington handed Fruitport its second-straight loss and in blowout fashion.

The Orioles built a 41-13 lead at the half and never looked back, as they rolled to a 73-29 win.

Mike Reyes scored 10 points for Fruitport — the only Trojan to reach double figures. With the loss, Fruitport drops to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the Lakes Eight.


In a game of two undefeated teams, Western Michigan Christian’s girls pulled away midway in the fourth quarter to defeat Muskegon on Friday, 47-34.
With the game tied at 31-31 with six minutes to go, WMC’s Rachel Bruinsma blocked on a shot on the defensive end of the court and hit a layup moments later to put WMC ahead to stay at 33-31. The Warriors then hit 12 of 17 free throws down the stretch to move their season mark to 6-0.

Junior post players Bruinsma and Vanessa Eekhoff led the Warriors with 14 and 12 points, respectively. Eekhoff also grabbed 15 rebounds and Bruinsma added 10.


Fruitport Calvary Christian turned in a gritty defensive performance and received a gutty effort from junior guard Mark Carlson in a 49-35 win over Wyoming Potter’s House.

Carlson broke his nose midway through the third quarter, but returned to the court and scored 13 points after suffering the injury. He hit back-to-back 3-pointers and finished with 19 points on the night.

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