Imlay City girls win first
league title since 1999
IMLAY CITY — Imlay City saw to it that they would clinch the Blue Water Area Conference title outright, accomplishing the feat with a 42-20 triumph against visiting Armada in a varsity girls’ basketball encounter last Friday night.
It marked the first time since the 1999 campaign Imlay City has earned the distinction of league champions.
With the outcome, Imlay City goes to 17-2 and 12-1.
In Friday’s encounter, Imlay City charged out to a 12-5 advantage after one quarter was over with.
The middle two quarters saw Imlay City add 22 total points and Armada net 12, giving them a 34-17 lead with 24 minutes gone.
Imlay City then outscored Armada 8-3 the rest of the way, assuring themselves of a 42-20 win at night’s end.
Mary Lengemann led the Imlay City scoring attack, depositing 17 points through the twines. The Spartans also received points courtesy of Mackenzie Allen and Jaya Forti (five points apiece), Delayna Osko and Ana Lengemann (four each), Kayla Rossen (three) plus Abigail Thibodeau and Lily Lengemann (two apiece).
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.