Almont’s Jacob Rayl drives to the basket during a BWAC clash
versus Yale last Thursday.

ALMONT — Almont picked up a 55-49 overtime win at Yale in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball meeting last Thursday.

With the result, Almont improves to 10-5 and 7-3. Yale slips to 5-10 and 4-6.
In Thursday’s meeting, Almont took an 11-4 advantage after one quarter was done and led 20-16 at the half.

When the action resumed, Yale bounced back with a 26-22 second half edge. That made it 42-42 at the end of regulation play.

Almont then outscored Yale 13-7 the rest of the way, celebrating a 55-49 victory at night’s end.

Gabe Bourdeau (13 points, including a trifecta) led Almont that evening. He was given assistance in the scoring department by Charlie Koenig (nine points, featuring three treys), Brett Wrobel (nine, with a pair of triples), Scott Pape (six), Joey Savel and Blake Cody (five apiece), Grady Nash (four) plus Jacob Rayl and Colby Schapman (two each).

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.