HAMILTON—There were tears aplenty after Hamilton’s record-setting 23-2 girls’ basketball season came to a screeching halt on Thursday, March 9.
It was like déjà vu, all over again for the Otsego girls’ basketball team.
It’s supposed to be hard to beat a good team three times in one season.
Apparently someone forgot to tell that to members of the Hamilton girls’ basketball team.
Based on the final score, you might assume the Class B girls’ basketball district title game between Otsego and Allegan on Friday, March 3, was relatively easy for the Bulldogs.
The Fennville girls’ basketball team gave Bangor all it could handle for most of its game on Friday, Feb. 17.
Otsego entered the girls’ basketball season as the favorite to win the Wolverine Conference North championship.
Trojan Evan Finch (left) drives around Allegan defender Thomas Voglewede during Plainwell’s 66-52 victory. Finch finished with 24 points to tie teammate Luke Morrell for game-high honors. (Photo by Jason Wesseldyk)
Spotting your opponent a 17-0 lead at the end of the first quarter is generally a recipe for disaster.
A pair of second-half scoring runs propelled the Otsego girls’ basketball team to the 53-39 win over Allegan on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
Bria Schrotenboer and her teammates on the Hamilton girls’ basketball team never took their foot off the gas pedal in roaring to a one-sided 50-23 win over Zeeland West on Friday, Jan. 27.
Saugatuck sophomore Madelyn Moore never got the chance to see Wes Leonard play in person.