Imlay City’s Hunter Medrano goes up for a shot in Friday’s game versus Algonac. Photo by Rod Soule

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City trounced visiting Algonac, 77-22, in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball meeting last Friday night.

With the decision, Imlay City improves to 7-7 and 4-5. Algonac slips to 0-15 and 0-9.

In Friday’s meeting, Imlay City bolted out to an 18-6 advantage after one quarter was done and widened the gap to 50-17 at halftime.

When the action resumed, Imlay City further distanced themselves from the opposition. Thanks to an 11-1 third quarter edge, the Spartans forged a 61-18 cushion with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Algonac 16-4 from that point on, closing out a 77-22 win.

Will Tolley (16), Andrew Badder (14) and Riley Bertram (12) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. Raymond Liu (nine points), Hunter Medrano (eight), Parker Lewis (seven), Zack Dingwell and Dean Aune (four each), Chris Cezik (two) and Jager Land (one) supported his performance.

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.