IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity girls’ basketball team held off Deckerville, 37-32, in the championship game of the Harry Moore Tournament last Saturday afternoon.
Capac High School is where the action unfolded.
With the decision, Imlay City moves to 4-1 this season.
In Saturday’s game, Imlay City took a 15-8 advantage after one quarter had ended.
The next eight-minute stretch saw Imlay City amass nine points and Deckerville manage one. That left Imlay City with a 24-9 halftime lead.
When the action resumed, Deckerville bounced back with a 15-4 third quarter advantage to close the gap to 28-24 with 24 minutes gone.
Imlay City then outscored Deckerville 9-8 the rest of the way, preserving a 37-32 victory.
Mary Lengemann netted 12 points, including a pair of trifectas, to lead Imlay City. Delayna Osko (eight points), Jaya Forti and Abigail Thibodeau (four apiece), Kayla Rossen (three) along with Ana Lengemann, Lily Lengemann and Madison Ross (two each) also reached the scoring column.
All-Tournament team- Natalie Maday, Capac; Mary Lengemann, Imlay City; Abigail Thibodeau, Imlay City; Doree Lincoln, Lakeville; Claire Watson, Deckerville; and Ella Watson, Deckerville.
Harry Moore Scholarship- Deckerville’s Ella Watson won the honor. Capac’s Natalie Maday and Imlay City’s Mackenzie Allen were also nominated.
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.