CAPAC — Capac made visiting Marlette absorb a 56-43 loss in a Greater Thumb Conference varsity boys’ basketball confrontation last Friday night.
With the outcome, Capac improves to 2-4 and 1-0.
In Friday’s confrontation, Capac spotted Marlette a 10-7 edge after one quarter was done.
Quarter two saw Capac amass 28 points and Marlette net 13, leaving the former up 35-23 at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Capac continued to pull away. Aided by a 12-4 third quarter edge, the Chiefs widened the gap to 47-27 with 24 minutes gone.
Capac then withstood a 16-9 fourth quarter rally, prevailing 56-43 at night’s end.
Joe Montney (17, including a trifecta) and Ben Laskowski (12) led Capac with double digit point totals. Hank Barker (nine points), Ryan Orlando (eight, featuring a pair of treys), Kayden Braun (eight) and Dan Parski (two) supported their performances.
Capac also received 18 rebounds from Laskowski.
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.