Almont’s Joe Savel (right) battles a Brown City foe for a loose ball in last week’s game.

ALMONT — Almont defeated Brown City, 55-37, in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball clash last Wednesday night.
With the result, Almont raises its mark to 1-0 this season.
In Wednesday’s clash, Almont grabbed an 11-8 edge after one quarter was over with.
Quarter two saw both teams net 13 points, giving Almont a 24-21 lead at the half.
When the action resumed, Almont started to pull away. Thanks to a 17-7 third quarter edge, the Raiders widened the gap to 41-28 with 24 minutes gone.
Almont then outscored Brown City 14-9 from that point on, closing out a 55-37 win.
Joey Savel (13, featuring three treys), Brett Wrobel (12, with four triples) and Gabe Bourdeau (10, including a three-pointer) led Almont with double figure totals. Colby Schapman (seven points), Mike Rinke (five), Charlie Koenig (four), Jacob Rayl (a trey) and Grady Nash (one) also reached 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.