IMLAY CITY — Imlay City posted a 40-35 victory over visiting Armada in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball contest last Friday night.

With the decision, Imlay City improves to 7-4 overall and 5-1 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.

In Friday’s contest, Imlay City spotted Armada 10-8 edge after one quarter was done.

Imlay City’s Kayla Rossen looks over her offensive options in Friday’s game versus Armada. photo by Kevin Kissane.

Quarter two saw Armada net seven points and Imlay City generate five, leaving them with a 17-13 halftime lead to protect.

The next eight-minute stretch saw Armada hit for 10 points as did Imlay City. That made it 27-23, Armada with 24 minutes elapsed.

Imlay City then put together a 17-8 fourth quarter rally, pulling out a 40-35 win.

Mary Lengemann (18 points, featuring a trey) paced Imlay City’s scoring attack. The Spartans also received points courtesy of Kayla Louwsma (eight), Emma Waatti (six, with a pair of triples), Ana Lengemann (a trifecta), Kayla Rossen (three) and Kendall Sommer (two).

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.