Imlay City’s Kayla Rossen (L) and Isabella Aune (R) battle an Armada player for a rebound in Friday’s BWAC clash. Photo by Rod Soule


IMLAY CITY — Imlay City defeated host Armada, 42-35, in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball battle last Friday night.

With the decision, Imlay City raises their mark to 10-2 and 6-1.

In Friday’s battle, Imlay City forged a 10-5 lead after one quarter was done and widened the gap to 22-15 at the half.

Quarter three saw Imlay City collect 16 points and Armada net four, leaving them with a 38-19 advantage with 24 minutes gone.

Armada then put together a 16-4 fourth quarter rally, only to fall 42-35 when the clock zeroed out for the last time.

Mary Lengemann (15) and Abigail Thibodeau (11) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. They were backed by Ana Lengemann (eight points, including a pair of trifectas), Delayna Osko (six) and Kayla Rossen (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.