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.
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.