CAPAC — The Capac varsity boys’ basketball team registered a 61-47 triumph against Ubly in a Greater Thumb Conference East meeting it hosted last Friday night.

With the result, Capac raises its mark to 6-5 and 3-1.

In Friday’s meeting, Capac bolted out to a 20-5 advantage after one quarter was done.

Capac followed it up with an 18-14 second quarter edge, good for a 38-19 cushion at the halftime break.

When play resumed, Ubly bounced back with a 13-5 third quarter advantage. That trimmed their deficit to 43-32 with 24 minutes gone.

Capac then outscored Ubly 18-15 the rest of the way, leaving themselves with a 61-47 victory to celebrate at night’s end.

Jordan Hellmuth (22 points, including a trifecta) and Trevor Boers (14, featuring a pair of treys) proved Capac’s toughest players to stop. The Chiefs also had Casey Bollaert (a pair of triples), Jakob Sawyers (six), Hank Barker (five, featuring a trey), Joe Montney (four) plus Brad Schaefer and Tyler Ellis (two each) 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.