CAPAC — Capac made visiting Marlette absorb a 58-41 loss in a Greater Thumb Conference varsity boys’ basketball encounter last Friday night.

With the final, Capac raises its mark to 10-6 and 6-2.

In Friday’s encounter, Capac bolted out to an 11-3 advantage after one quarter was done.

Capac’s Jordan Hellmuth seeks out an open teammate Friday against Marlette. photo by Kevin Kissane.

Quarter two saw Capac collect 18 points and  Marlette net 12, good for a 29-15 lead at the half.

When the action resumed, Capac padded their cushion some. Thanks to a 13-11 third quarter edge, the Chiefs built a 42-26 cushion with 24 minutes gone.

Capac then outscored Marlette 16-15 the rest of the way, closing out a 58-41 victory.

Trevor Boers amassed 23 points, including a trifecta, and Jordan Hellmuth netted 17, featuring a trey, to lead Capac. The Chiefs also received points courtesy of Jakob Sawyers (10), Joe Montney (six) and Hank Barker (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.