Chiefs move to 2-2 in GTC conference battle at home

CAPAC — The Capac varsity girls’ basketball team escaped with a 44-42 win against visiting Ubly in a Greater Thumb Conference East contest last Thursday night.

With the decision, Capac improves to 2-6 and 2-2.

In Thursday’s contest, Capac opened up a 17-8 advantage after one quarter was over with.

Shelby Husovsky, of Capac, looks to elude an Ubly foe during Thursday’s GTC encounter. photo by Kevin Kissane.

Quarter two saw Capac net 10 points and Ubly manage six, good for a 27-14 cushion at halftime.

When play resumed, Ubly fought back with a 14-8 third quarter edge. That trimmed their deficit to 35-28 with 24 minutes gone.

Capac then withstood a 14-9 fourth quarter rally, leaving with a 44-42 win to their credit.

Jona Mullin paced Capac with 18 points. The  Chiefs also had Natalie Maday (nine points), McKennah Hopkins (six, including a pair of trifectas), Aubree Smith (five, featuring a trey), Meriah Mason (four) and Shelby Husovsky (two) reach the scoring column.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.